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Laravel is a free, open-source PHP web application framework for the development of web applications following the model–view–controller (MVC) architectural pattern. Some of the features of Laravel are a modular packaging system with a dedicated dependency manager, different ways for accessing relational databases, utilities that aid in application deployment and maintenance, and its orientation toward syntactic sugar. Laravel is regarded as one of the most popular PHP frameworks.

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I am having trouble finding out how to do routing with PHP.

I know WordPress and Laravel use it, but I was wondering how to code it.

I realize it would use Apache mod rewrite, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to do routing without a framework in PHP.
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I'm starting a new web development project and have decided on using PHP with the latest version of the Laravel framework (currently v5.7). I'll likely be deploying to AWS, and will be using Amazon Aurora as the database engine (which is supposed to be MySQL compatible).  As I prepare to dive in, a few questions have come to mind that I'm hoping someone here can answer.  I'm relatively new to the Laravel framework, I must say, so I a apologize in advance for my ignorance.

1) What options are available to me for setting up a local development environment under Windows 10 Home Edition (64-bit)?  So far, I've read about using Vagrant/Homestead, (which sounds complicated and like it might require Windows 10 Professional) -- and also using WAMP, which I already have installed and running on my machine. By any chance, does some kind of pre-configured Virtual Box disk image exist anywhere that I could download and install that would simplify things for me?  

2) Is there anything important that I need to keep in mind (that's not so obvious) regarding the supposed MySQL compatibility of Amazon's Aurora database engine as I'm developing and/or deploying?  Can I safely treat Amazon's Aurora as a normal MySQL database engine, or are there any "gotchas" that I should be aware of such as driver compatibility, etc?

3) What's the most current trend regarding which templating system to use with Laravel? I know that it comes with the Blade templating engine, and I've heard some …
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We´re providing online exam for ours members. The exam can be done in computer, tablet or smartphone. The exam have from 5 to 10 questions with 5 true or false afirmatives in each question. The exam have especific date, time and duration (20 minutes),  occurs quartely in all country, on centers with supervisors. The System use PHP language with laravel and Mysql. My question is if there´s any way to know if anyone during the exam copy the screen with the question and answer ? (like print scr button, or press three fingers on android screen)
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How do I separate this "tue-09:00 AM-10:00 AM" in the format Start Time: 9:00 AM End Time: 10.00AM using angularjs?
I have table in which the day and time is getting stored in this ("tue-09:00 AM-10:00 AM" ) format, when I have to view the data I want it to be in the above format.
How can it be done?
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I'm a few months away from starting to take on Freelancing gigs.

I was wondering how to do my books/bill clients.

I had a fantasy about using Laravel to create a separate site on a subdomain that would bill clients and export a CSV. But I've been thinking about using Freshbooks.

I will probably offer subscription services (hosting/maintenance) which I want to bill using the web.

My website will be WordPress.

I'm not sure how to handle billing, and I want to have a good system down when I start. I know that Freshbooks has an API.

What would be the best way to handle this?
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I have written a function to insert data into database. I want to know how to update the row data when inserting again?
public function detailsInsertion(Request $request) {
Log::info($request->all());

$link = \App\Models\Gallery::where(['id'=>$this->getSelectedSchoolId()])->first();

if($link){
  $input=$request->all();
  if ($request->hasFile('file')) {
      $file = $request->file('file');
      $file->move('images/'.$this->getSelectedSchoolId().'/websitehome', $link->id.'.'.$file->getClientOriginalExtension());
      $copy='/images/'.$this->getSelectedSchoolId().'/websitehome/'.$link->id.'.'.$file->getClientOriginalExtension();
       $input['source_url']=$copy;
       }
       $link->fill($input);
       $link->save();
       Log::info("checking");
}else{
        $link =  \App\Models\Gallery::create(['id'=>$this->getSelectedSchoolId(),'source_url'=>'images/image-not-found.png']+$request->all());
        if(count($request->social_media)!=0 && count($request->social_url)!=0)
        {
          $social_media = $request->social_media;
          $social_url = $request->social_url;
          foreach (array_combine($social_media,$social_url) as $media=>$link) {
           
            $insert_social_link = \App\Models\Gallery::create(['section_type'=>'social_media','name'=>$media,'description'=>$media,'source_url'=>$link]);
          }
        }
        if ($request->hasFile('file')) {
            $file = $request->file('file');
            

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How to get attendance per day of a student in jquery? I have combo box where there are 2 options "full day", "subject wise". On click of subject wise entire teacher data, date time is shown but if its full day then how to write in jquery to get student attendance for the entire day?
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Hi Experts

Could you point what is needed in terms of Apache2.x  configurations to runs Laravel apps ?

The examples I had run uses Laravel's internal server
 http://localhost:8000/

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And I want to run from Apache.

Thanks in advance!
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Hi Experts

Could you point how to correctly configure PHP to use with Laravel?

After a composer update this error occurs
- laravel/framework v5.2.9 requires ext-mbstring * -> the requested PHP extension mbstring is missing from your system.

To enable extensions, verify that they are enabled in your .ini files:
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/php.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/10-mysqlnd.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/10-opcache.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/10-pdo.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-calendar.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-ctype.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-exif.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-fileinfo.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-ftp.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-gettext.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-iconv.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-json.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-mysqli.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-pdo_mysql.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-pdo_sqlite.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-phar.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-posix.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-readline.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-shmop.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-sockets.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-sqlite3.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-sysvmsg.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-sysvsem.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-sysvshm.ini
    - /etc/php/7.2/cli/conf.d/20-tokenizer.ini
  You can also run `php --ini` inside terminal to see which files are used by 

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I've been asked to submit a code sample using JQuery and Laravel. It's done and I'm getting ready to zip things up to hand to the administrator but I've got a question.

When I go to zip up the entire Laravel project, the "vendor" and the "node_modules" folders are enormous.

The exercise itself is pretty simple. I think I could get the point across with a couple of blades and the controller. Still, I want them to see the entire site, so here's my question:

Do those who work in Laravel typically expect those two directories? Is there a more streamlined approach to sharing the code to a Laravel site or do you have to box up the whole thing?

Basic question, I know, but it's worth asking if there's a more expeditious way to do things.
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I have XAMPP running on Windows 10. I am trying to setup a Virtual Host so that when I use "myapp.dev" as a domain I get directly to my public folder of laravel project.
Laravel is located at C:/xampp/htdocs/myapp/public.
By using http://localhost:8000/myapp/public/ i can access laravel index.php
So far i have tried the following:
http v-host.conf file
#this is the default address of XAMPP    
<VirtualHost *:8000>
   DocumentRoot "C:/XAMPP/htdocs/"
   ServerName localhost
</VirtualHost>


<VirtualHost *:8000>
    DocumentRoot "C:/xampp/htdocs/myapp/public"
    ServerName myapp.test
    SetEnv NS_ENV variable_value
</VirtualHost>

and in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\host file

127.0.0.1 localhost
127.0.0.1:8000 myapp.test

and after restarting apache and typing myapp.test leads to iis homepage instead of index.php in public folder.
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I would like to find out whether is there a way to perform the following:

1) Include (when $id is not null) and exclude (when $id is null) in the where clause for the code below.
2) Switch between sortByDesc and sortBy based on condition ($sort=='asc' then.... $sort=='desc' then...) for the code below.

if($id){
   $maxlimit = Product::where('category_id_fk',$id)->with(['child','price','variant','thumbnail','image','description'])->count();
   $products = Product::where('category_id_fk',$id)->with(['child','price','variant','thumbnail','image','description'])->take($recperpage)->get()->sortByDesc('price.list_price');
}else{
   $maxlimit = Product::with(['child','price','variant','thumbnail','image','description'])->count();
   $products = Product::with(['child','price','variant','thumbnail','image','description'])->take($recperpage)->get()->sortByDesc('price.list_price');
}

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The objective is to simplify the code above as much as possible but achieve the same result.

Your help is kindly appreciated.
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I am a college student. I have some money I inherited and I was thinking about starting an eCommerce site for vapes and juices.

I wanted some advice to see what platform I should use. To show you where my coding skills are at a project I am working on is available at wookify.com.

I've played around with Woocommerce. I'm intrigued by Magento.

I've also wondered about building an ecommerce site from scratch or with Laravel.

Thanks for your help, if I could make 1k a month I could pay expenses. What do I need to begin researching? Is this a foolish use of my money?
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Here are the codes I have written to submit my shopping cart details to paypal.


        private $_api_context;

	public function __construct(){
             $paypal_conf = Config::get('paypal');		
             $this->_api_context = new ApiContext(new OAuthTokenCredential($paypal_conf['client_id'], $paypal_conf['secret']));
             $this->_api_context->setConfig($paypal_conf['settings']); //the problem is here
        }


       //PayPal
        $payer = new Payer();
        $payer->setPaymentMethod('paypal');


        //PayPal
       $items = new ItemList();
       $items->setItems(array(
	     'name'=>$v['name'],
	     'currency'=>'USD',
	     'quantity'=>$v['quantity'],
	     'price'=>$v['price'] * $v['quantity']
       ));


       //PayPal
      $amount = new Amount();
      $amount->setCurrency('USD')
	->setTotal($ship[0]['total_grand']);
				
      $transaction = new Transaction();
      $transaction->setAmount(2.55)
	->setItemList($items)
	->setDescription('Your transaction description');
										
      $redirect_urls = new RedirectUrls();
										
      $payment = new Payment();
      $payment->setIntent('Sale')
			->setPayer($payer)
			->setTransactions(array($transaction));
								
       Log::info($payment);
							
	try {
		$payment->create($this->_api_context);
	}catch (\PayPal\Exception\PPConnectionException $ex){
		Log::info($e->getMessage());
		Log::info($e->getData());
	}catch (Exception $ex) {
		die($ex);
	}
							
	$approvalUrl = 

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I installed Laravel.

I created a virtual host on my computer with the hostname laravel.local.

When I installed Laravel I chose the name sample-application, and when it installed it, it  created a directory in my public directory that was called sample-application.

My question is really dumb, but because of apache mod rewrite, you won't have to move files around to display a page for laravel.local right?



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Hi,
I have a datatables table I am using to allow a person to resort the row order of the slides (see attached as example). In my mysql table I am using an additional column to set the row order of each row.
So essentially in mysql I have
id - primary auto increment
SlideOrder - I am using for the sequence
SlideTitle
and a couple created/modified datetime etc.

 
table example
When the user drops a row into place the code I'm using is below to send to server ( I start getting sketchy here on in):

oTable.on( 'row-reorder', function ( e, diff, edit ) 
{
var result;
var sendloop = [];
 		
	for ( var i=0, ien=diff.length ; i<ien ; i++ )
	{
		var rowData = oTable.row( diff[i].node ).data();
		result = ''+diff[i].newData+','+diff[i].oldData+'';
		sendloop.push(result);
	}
        	
	var jsonString = JSON.stringify(sendloop);
   
$.ajax({
        type: "GET",
        url: "/dealboxx/ohs/admin/sort",
        data: {data : jsonString}, 
        cache: false
    });
    });

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The result of which sends an ajax request and the data variable (when I drag row 1 below row 4 for example):
data["1,2","2,3","3,4","4,1"]

Had I dragged row 2 below row 3 initially I'd be sending:
data["2,3","3,2"]

Had I dragged row 3 in front of row 1:
data["1,3","2,1","3,2"]

When the data gets to my server (my wrong code) does this:
public function sortCourse(Request $request)
    {
	$obj = json_decode($request->input('data'), true);
	
	foreach($obj as $row)
	{
     
		$insertArray = explode(",",$row);
		
		$slidechange = DB::table('ohs_courses_content')
			->select('id')
			->where('SlideOrder',$insertArray[1])
		    ->first();
		
    
	DB::table('ohs_courses_content')
            ->where('id', $slidechange->id)
            ->update(['SlideOrder' => $insertArray[0]]);
 	 	}
	
    
    }

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Depending on what I initially dragged it may work (if I'm dragging down or up). Couple drags into it and its a mess.

So my logic etc is no doubt totally wrong.

any help would be very much appreciated as always.
tj
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I am running composer global require "laravel/installer"

I'm getting the following output

brian@brian-XPS-13:~$ composer global require "laravel/installer"
Changed current directory to /home/brian/.composer
Cannot create cache directory /home/brian/.composer/cache/repo/https---packagist.org/, or directory is not writable. Proceeding without cache
Cannot create cache directory /home/brian/.composer/cache/files/, or directory is not writable. Proceeding without cache
./composer.json is not writable.

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I'm running Ubuntu 16.04.
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I've been taking on the occasional client, undercharging for my hours to meet market rates, but I just discovered Wordpress and I realized I can have enough output (you know for the average site someone wants to have built) and I can charge extra for custom plugins or Laravel or other solutions that require something more than Wordpress.

After 2018 I would like to start taking on clients - I would like to have the following on my portfolio
-Ecommerce site for local business built with Woocommerce
-Ecommerce site built for another local business built with Woocommerce
-consolidatedutilities.com rewritten in Laravel, possibly with a new design
-effinghamministorage.com possibly redone with wordpress
-pwsmeetup.com - a social media site for people with prader willi syndrome written in Laravel
-umstream.net - a streaming audio site for Umphrey's Mcgee written with Laravel and React

Would listing these sites be a good idea or a bad idea? Should I use Google Adwords? How much do I need to save up for advertising when I build a site advertising services?

I'm going to offer hosting and security. I'm studying Cyber Security and I don't know if I should put that.

I have Schizophrenia and Bipolar and it's a lot harder for me to communicate professionally that it is for most people. Presenting myself well will be a challenge, but I know that my work will be good. I have to work very hard at this, it doesn't come naturally to me, at least not since my diagnosis.

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I want to create a streaming audio site for a band that allows taping. A site that it will be similar to is this one http://www.panicstream.com/vault/widespread-panic-04192009-orange-beach-al/

How do I create a Streaming Audio site?

I'm not going to mess with Laravel right now, but I want to create a primitive Model View Controller for this site. Can you reference materials on how to build a MVC site?

Thanks
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I am a Cyber Security major. I've done a lot of programming as a hobbyist, and when I got into Java (and later when I looked at Swift) I felt like I was experiencing some major breakthroughs with Object Oriented Programming and PHP.

I have Crohn's so I didn't even complete the first course which only went up to multidimensional arrays.

So now I need some guidance - do I work out of PHP Patterns Objects and Practice before learning a framework? That book covers Object Oriented Design as well as the concepts.

Should I do that or just move to Laravel and start learning that?

What would be best.

A huge question I have about object oriented frameworks are - can you add functionality that's not built into the framework into your application?

When designing a complex website do you want to use an existing framwork or build your own? If you use an existing one and functionality isn't built in how do you add functionality?
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I have 5 tables namely product, category, price, inventory and image.

In my product table I have a foreign key column (category_id_fk) referencing to category table primary key column (id). In my product model I have the following function defined:

    public function price(){
		return $this->hasOne('App\Models\Price','product_id_fk');
    }
	
    public function inventory(){
		return $this->hasOne('App\Models\Inventory','product_id_fk');
    }
	    
    public function image(){
		return $this->hasMany('App\Models\Image','product_id_fk');
    }
	
    public function category(){
                return $this->belongsTo('App\Models\Category','id');
    }

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In my category model I have the following function defined:

      public function product(){
		return $this->hasMany('App\Models\Product','category_id_fk');
      }

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I have performed the following query:

$product = Product::with('price','inventory','image')->get();

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The result is it return all records that exist in the product table and associated tables (price, inventory, image) which is correct.

However when I attempt to perform similar action by including the category table

$product = Product::with('category','price','inventory','image')->get();

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The result is it return all records that exist in the product table and associated tables (price, inventory, image) but the category record is incorrect (either null or unrelated record).
incorrect.txt
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Hey, guys!

Here's a snippet from a page called "user.class.php:"

 function updateDevices() {
        global $S;
        global $CN;
        date_default_timezone_set('America/Chicago');
        $maxHistory = date('Y-m-d',strtotime("now - 2 weeks"));
        $R = new xajaxResponse();
        $fitBitCalls = array( '/1/user/-/body/weight/date/'.date('Y-m-d').'/'.$maxHistory.'.json',
        '/1/user/-/body/fat/date/'.date('Y-m-d').'/'.$maxHistory.'.json',
        '/1/user/-/body/log/weight/goal.json',
        '/1/user/-/body/log/fat/goal.json',
        '/1/user/-/activities/steps/date/today/max.json',
        '/1/user/-/activities/calories/date/today/'.$maxHistory.'.json',
        '/1/user/-/activities/distance/date/today/'.$maxHistory.'.json',
        );
        //See if this user any devices that have not been synced.
        $stmt = $CN->prepare("SELECT * 	FROM hraUserDevices  UD INNER JOIN hraUserDeviceTypes UT  ON UD.udtID = UT.udtID  WHERE usrID = ? AND (DATEDIFF(day,udFetchedLastDate,getdate()) IS NULL OR DATEDIFF(day,udFetchedLastDate,getdate()) >=1) AND (udUpdating IS NULL  OR udUpdating !=1 OR DATEDIFF(day,udFetchedLastDate,getdate()) >=2)");
        $stmt->execute(array($S->usrID));
        $devices = $stmt->fetchAll();
        $update = $CN->prepare("UPDATE  hraUserDevices SET udUpdating = ? WHERE udID = ? ");

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The question I have is, "What is $CN?"

Obviously, it's a database connection. My problem is that it's not defined anywhere on the page, nor is EVER defined that I can see anywhere in the app.

You do, however, have this at the top of the same page:

	private $cn; // $cn = VARIABLE HOLDING THE DB CONNECTION

	function __construct(PDO $conn) {
		if (!isset($conn))
			throw new Exception('User objects must be passed a PDO Connection object ($this->cn) upon construction');
		$this->cn = $conn;
	}

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Is there a convention that I'm missing? $CN is not equivalent to $cn, and yet throughout the entire app you see repeated references to $CN but I can't find anywhere that $CN is actually defined.

Any ideas?
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Hi I want to update the DB when drag and drop.

I post here the question on SO and you can check all the code.

I will be really appreciated, i'm really stocked.

Link: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/45839623/update-database-when-drag
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Have integrated social for facebook. It provides only name .But i require birthdate, first and last name, email and phone number.
Same for twitter and google

[token] => XXX
    [id] => 11111111111111
    [nickname] =>
    [name] => Treo Infotech
    [email] =>
    [avatar] => https://graph.facebook.com/v2.10/11111111111111/picture?type=normal
    [user] => Array
        (
            [name] => Treo Infotech
            [id] => 11111111111111
        )

    [firstname] =>
    [lastname] =>
    [avatar_original] => https://graph.facebook.com/v2.10/11111111111111/picture?width=1920
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I'm trying to figure out what the correct way is to modify a date format before inserting when using Laravel 5.4.

I have:
public function store(){

        $trip = new Trip;
        $trip->tripName = request('tripName');
        $trip->departing = request('departing');
        $trip->returning = request('returning');
        $trip->save();

        return $trip;

        //return redirect('/home');
    }

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My database mySQL field in datetime, but the date that's passed in the variable is '07/17/2017 3:20 PM'.  How/where would I update that before insertion?
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Laravel

Laravel is a free, open-source PHP web application framework for the development of web applications following the model–view–controller (MVC) architectural pattern. Some of the features of Laravel are a modular packaging system with a dedicated dependency manager, different ways for accessing relational databases, utilities that aid in application deployment and maintenance, and its orientation toward syntactic sugar. Laravel is regarded as one of the most popular PHP frameworks.

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