Patrick Stephan

Web Developer

I am a self taught web developer. I enjoy programming web based applications and fiddling around with code. My focus is on PHP and back-end developing, but I can be a full-stack developer when the time calls for it. I love the Laravel Framework and Vue.js.






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How to Persist Databases Across Homestead Instances

How to Persist Databases Across Homestead Instances

A Blog Post posted on 2018-02-16

Prevent losing your databases after destroying your vagrant box

How to Set Up Xdebug on Laravel Homestead and VSCode

How to Set Up Xdebug on Laravel Homestead and VSCode

A Blog Post posted on 2017-10-23

Debugging on your vagrant box from your IDE

Carbon Helper

Carbon Helper

A Quick Tip posted on 2017-10-05

A quick helper function for Carbon dates

Compiling LESS Using Blade Templates

Compiling LESS Using Blade Templates

A Blog Post posted on 2016-07-21

The power of Blade in LESS

A Simple Look at the Laravel Service Container

A Simple Look at the Laravel Service Container

A Blog Post posted on 2015-10-12

Some Tips On How To Utilize Laravel's Service Container

Running Laravel from Within a CMS

Running Laravel from Within a CMS

A Blog Post posted on 2015-08-11

How To Run Laravel In Parallel With Another CMS Or PHP Framework

20 Years with PHP

20 Years with PHP

A Blog Post posted on 2015-06-20

Here's to the next 20 years

Creating Custom HTML Components Using Angular Directives

Creating Custom HTML Components Using Angular Directives

A Blog Post posted on 2015-04-29

Creating custom HTML components

Setting up a Laravel 5 Test Database

Setting up a Laravel 5 Test Database

A Blog Post posted on 2015-04-24

How to setup a disposable testing database for Laravel 5

VueJS and Object Reactivity

VueJS and Object Reactivity

A Blog Post posted on 2015-03-24

Making new object properties reactive

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Carbon Helper
  • A Quick Tip posted on 2017-10-05

Latest Blog Posts


How to Persist Databases Across Homestead Instances
  • A Blog Post posted on 2018-02-16
How to Set Up Xdebug on Laravel Homestead and VSCode
  • A Blog Post posted on 2017-10-23
Compiling LESS Using Blade Templates
  • A Blog Post posted on 2016-07-21
A Simple Look at the Laravel Service Container
  • A Blog Post posted on 2015-10-12