• Building a Basic Laravel App - Continued

    We will be discussing the basic steps of setting up a Laravel application, running it on your local machine, and deploying it to a server using Forge and Envoyer. Part One of this talk was last month and you can watch that on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__QgwBDMqW0 Agenda: 5:30 : Welcome & Introductions 5:40 : Q&A with Caleb Porzio (creator of Livewire) 6:00 : Building a Laravel app from scratch - Patrick Stephan 7:00 : Networking / Pair Programming --- Welcome & Introductions --- Everyone will have a chance to introduce themselves, grab some pizza, and get to know each other for a few minutes before we kick off the event. --- Q&A with Caleb Porzio --- Caleb Porzio is the creator of Livewire, a magical front-end framework for Laravel and the topic of the first LaravelSTL meetup. If you missed that meetup, you can watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3haLUPGxGg --- Session - Patrick Stephan --- Patrick is the co-founder of Laravel STL and an avid user of Laravel since version 4.2. He is the developer manager at Curate, an event management SaaS company for professional event management. This will be a session with some live coding going through the basics of starting a new app, compiling front-end assets, route and controller basics, database and eloquent basic, and if we have time, authentication, basic CRUD (Create Read Update Delete) actions, and form requests. We will also briefly discuss the options for local development. --- Networking / Pair Programming --- After the talk is over, we can use this space for networking and / or pair programming with other developers. Our goal is to have this one evening every month for Laravel developers to meet and help each other. Also, don't forget to join our Slack channel (https://laravelstl.com/slack) so you can network and get help in between monthly meetups.

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  • Building a Basic Laravel App

    T-REX

    We will be discussing the basic steps of setting up a laravel application, running it on your local machine, and deploying it to a server using Forge and Envoyer. Agenda: 5:30 : Welcome & Introductions 5:40 : Q&A with Matt Stauffer (video conference) 5:55 : Building a Laravel app from scratch - Patrick Stephan 6:45 : Networking / Pair Programming --- Welcome & Introductions --- We will introduce the co-founders of the group, Kevin McKee and Patrick Stephan, and go over some housekeeping items. This will only take a few minutes. --- Q&A with Matt Stauffer --- Matt Stauffer is building Laravel Onramp, a collection of resources designed specifically to help new-comers to the framework. Thank you for joining us, Matt! --- Session - Patrick Stephan --- Patrick is the co-founder of Laravel STL and an avid user of Laravel since version 4.2. He is the developer manager at Curate, an event management SaaS company for professional event management. This will be a session with some live coding going through the basics of starting a new app, compiling front-end assets, route and controller basics, database and eloquent basic, and if we have time, authentication, basic CRUD (Create Read Update Delete) actions, and form requests. We will also briefly discuss the options for local development. --- Networking / Pair Programming --- After the talk is over, we can use this space for networking and / or pair programming with other developers. Our goal is to have this one evening every month for Laravel developers to meet and help each other. Also, don't forget to join our Slack channel (https://laravelstl.slack.com) so you can network and get help in between monthly meetups.

  • Livewire - Interactive Components Without Writing Any Javascript

    For our first meetup, we are going to review an amazing new package: Livewire! This package allows you to create interactive web components without writing a single line of Javascript. Agenda: 5:30 : Welcome & Introductions 5:40 : Q&A with Taylor Otwell (video conference) 5:55 : Livewire Demo - Kevin McKee 6:45 : Networking / Pair Programming --- Welcome & Introductions --- We will introduce the co-founders of the group, Kevin McKee and Patrick Stephan, and go over some housekeeping items. This will only take a few minutes. --- Q&A with Taylor Otwell --- The creator of Laravel, Taylor Otwell, will be joining us via Skype for 15 minutes to answer our questions. We are so grateful to him for sharing his time with us! --- Livewire Demo - Kevin McKee --- Kevin McKee is the co-founder of Laravel STL and an early adopter of Livewire. He will demonstrate how easy it is to embrace the backend and give your website all the wonderful user experience of modern Javascript frameworks like Vue or React without actually writing any Javascript. This will be an interactive coding session where Kevin will build some functionality for the laravelstl.com website. At the end of the talk the code will be open sourced. --- Networking / Pair Programming --- After the talk is over, we can use this space for networking and / or pair programming with other developers. Our goal is to have this one evening every month for Laravel developers to meet and help each other. Also, don't forget to join our Slack channel (https://laravelstl.slack.com) so you can network and get help in between monthly meetups.

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