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  • By Ankit Jain
    Create a Real-Time Twitter Stream in PHP using Pusher and Laravel Create a Real-Time Twitter Stream App in PHP using Pusher and Laravel.png

    Introduction

    Laravel is one of the most famous PHP MVC frameworks, largely due to its commitment to modern architecture and active community. Laravel 7, the latest release, has added the coolest new features like Blade-X, Stubs, Cache optimization, and much more.

    Pusher is the hosted service that enables developers to add real time data and functionality easily and securely by taking care of all the heavy lifting under the hood.

    Laravel supports Pusher integration very gracefully, which makes it very easy for developers to add real-time functionality to their application. In this tutorial, we will be using Twitter APIs to fetch tweets based on a specific hashtag, and create a dashboard to display them in real-time using Pusher.

    How does Pusher work?

    Pusher uses Channels to provide real-time communication between the server and the client. What are these Channels? Pusher Channels are based on the popular Publish/Subscribe Model. …

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  • By Ankit Jain
    Create a Slack App that Sends SMS with Twilio and Laravel PHP Create a Slack App that Sends SMS with Twilio and Laravel PHP.png

    Laravel is one of the most famous PHP MVC frameworks, largely due to its commitment to modern architecture and an active community. Notably, it provides all the features that are required to create your project, whether for personal or enterprise-level usage.

    Slack is an online instant messaging and collaboration system that enables users to centralize notifications. From sales to tech support, social media and more, Slack becomes one searchable place where your team can discuss ideas and take action.

    In this tutorial, we’ll be combining Slack, Twilio and Laravel to learn how to send an SMS from Slack. This would be a great feature for situations such as notifying users on the phone regarding an urgent meetup.

    After we’re finished, you will have a running Laravel application that allows you to send SMS to tagged users in a Slack channel.

    Requirements

    1. PHP development environment with Laravel
    2. Composer globally installed
    3. Twilio …
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  • By Ankit Jain
    How to Queue Emails in Laravel PHP with Twilio SendGrid Queue Emails in Laravel with Twilio SendGrid.png

    Introduction

    Laravel is one of the most famous PHP MVC frameworks with a great community. It provides all the features that are required to create your project, whether it is for personal or enterprise level usage. One feature that sets Laravel apart from other frameworks is “Laravel Queue”. For any project that needs to defer time consuming tasks, Laravel Queue offers this support out of the box.

    This tutorial will help you to implement the Laravel Queue to send emails. After we’re finished, you will have a running Laravel application that allows you to send emails to registered users using Laravel queue to prevent your task from timing out and increase deliverability of your emails. We will use Sendgrid for sending emails because their service will allow us to check out whether your email is read or opened by the user.

    Requirements

    1. PHP development environment with Laravel
    2. Composer globally …
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  • By Ankit Jain
    Using SendGrid as Your SMTP Relay in Laravel PHP PqEpK0r5Xs0584sXX9tDDX06a72CgYRJIVcuafc-0YRtY-EQs-iYLjMdVM4KsiFyT7TFnDGJhZfbm4spNc1BfBqC2S70DqEOZPPJaNDSkKo5Oe8KJuXlycJFLuzfbtnR-9rkjYUx

    Introduction

    Laravel is one of the most famous PHP MVC frameworks with a great community. It provides all the features that are required to create your project, whether it is for personal or enterprise use. Laravel supports a wide range of SMTP providers by default, but at this time SendGrid is not available for us out-of-the-box.

    This tutorial will help you to implement SendGrid to send emails over SMTP. After we’ve finished, you will have a running Laravel application that allows you to send emails to registered users using SendGrid. An added benefit is, we will be able to check out whether your email is read or opened by the user.

    Requirements

    1. PHP development environment with Laravel
    2. Composer globally installed
    3. SendGrid Account
    4. Passion :D

    Set Up a New Laravel Project

    If you don’t have Laravel installed in your system, install it first from the Laravel Official Documentation. A guide to …

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