Web Applications

Laravel Stubs

Stubs are class templates that come with Laravel. They get used behind the scenes whenever you create new files within your project. Stubs are hidden from view by default, so I don’t think they are appreciated enough. Chances are, if you have worked with Laravel, you’ve used an artisan make command to make a new …

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Custom Software Development vs. Off-the-Shelf Applications

I work for a custom software developer. As such, my biggest competitors are not other custom developers or even new technologies. My biggest competitor is apathy, where the customer does not make any decision, or they choose an off-the-shelf application (also known as commercial-off-the-shelf applications, or COTS). COTS applications are prebuilt for a specific niche …

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