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I'm Mohamed Said, a full-stack web developer working at Laravel. In this publication, I share everything I know about Laravel's core, packages, and tools.
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🔥 Quick Dip — Updated: Nov 13, 2020

The problem behind Undefined constant 'STDIN' when running Laravel artisan command programmatically

🔥 Quick Dip — Updated: Nov 9, 2020

The problem behind "Integrity constraint violation: 1062 Duplicate entry for key 'failed_jobs_uuid_unique'"

Updated: Oct 25, 2020 — 1 min Read — #queues

Dispatching Unique Jobs to Laravel Queues

With a few simple changes, we are going to ensure only a single instance of a given job exists in the queue at any given time.

Updated: Oct 21, 2020 — 1 min Read — #queues

Designing reliable queued jobs: Making Jobs Self-contained

To design reliable queued jobs, we must consider each stage the jobs go through. In this post, we're going to look at one of the most important things to consider when designing a queued job.

Updated: Sep 21, 2020 — 1 min Read — #queues

Avoiding Memory Leaks When Running Laravel Queue Workers

Avoiding memory leaks can be a bit challenging. Over time, some references will pile up in the server memory that won't be detected by PHP. In this post, we'll look at our options in dealing with this.

Updated: Sep 16, 2020 — 1 min Read — #queues

Switching Between Queue Drivers in Laravel Without Stopping the World

Each of the queue drivers supported by Laravel has its pros and cons, and sometimes you may want to switch between drivers to accommodate business needs. In this post we're going to look into the possible ways to switch between drivers.

Updated: Sep 7, 2020 — 3 min Read — #queues

Job Batching in Laravel: How It Works

Laravel 8 ships with a neat feature that allows us to dispatch a group of jobs to the queue to be executed in parallel. In this post, we're going to look into how this works under the hood.

Updated: Sep 11, 2020 — 3 min Read — #queues

Features and Changes Coming to Laravel 8's Queue System

Laravel 8 ships with cool new features as well as some changes to the queue component. In this post we'll look into these features and changes.

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Updated: Sep 8, 2020 — 3 min Read — #queues

Laravel Queues and Deployments

In this post, we're going to look into handling queued jobs while deploying your applications. We'll discuss restarting normal workers & Horizon workers as well as handling migrations.

Updated: Sep 8, 2020 — 2 min Read — #queues

Dealing With API Rate Limits in Queued Jobs

In this post, We'll see how we may deal with a queued job that sends an HTTP request to an API that only allows 30 requests per minute.

Updated: Sep 8, 2020 — 2 min Read — #queues

Running The Same Queued Job Multiple Times

Learn how you can use use Laravel Queues to re-use the same job instance multiple times to execute different logic.

Updated: May 25, 2020 — 1 min Read — #multi-tenancy #queues

Balancing job processing across different users/tenants

A look into preventing one tenant that's pushing too many jobs from delaying job processing of other tenants.

Updated: May 13, 2020 — 1 min Read

The Backend-for-frontend Pattern For Monoliths

In this post I discuss the backend-for-frontend pattern and how it can be used in a monolith application.

Updated: May 17, 2020 — 2 min Read — #multi-tenancy

Multi-tenancy in Laravel

I recently started a deep dive into multi-tenancy in Laravel, specifically the database-per-tenant approach, and created a video on how to achieve multi-tenancy without any packages...

Updated: Apr 20, 2020 — 1 min Read

Laravel session-based authentication, CSRF Protection, and CORS

Updated: Mar 9, 2020 — 1 min Read — #queues

Explaining Laravel Queue configuration keys

In this series of video tweets, I've explained some of the most confusing Queue configuration keys

🔥 Quick Dip — Updated: Feb 18, 2020

When does PHP call __destruct()?

Updated: Feb 12, 2020 — 1 min Read

Asynchronous PHP

PHP code is blocking, meaning that one block of code will not run until the block prior to it has finished. It wasn't built with asynchronous execution in mind. However, we can still run code in an asynchronous fashion while using PHP.

🔥 Quick Dip — Updated: Feb 5, 2020

Running a task after the response is sent

🔥 Quick Dip — Updated: May 10, 2020

Encryption and Hashing

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