Sponsorware is a new concept to make money by working on free open-source software. This article explains why it doesn't work for most developers.
I'm a huge fan of Carbon - an open-source project and website that lets you easily create and download great looking code snippets.
Let's take a look at how you can make use of Tinkerwell and Laravel 7 to consume HTTP APIs easily. As an example, we are going to use the Laravel Forge API.
Since Tinkerwell 2.2, it is possible to interactivly debug your Laravel apps. You can think of it as a `dd` helper with super powers.
One of my most common use-cases is dispatching Laravel jobs with Tinkerwell while I develop the job itself.
Getting clients is hard, but it is much harder if you have no referrals and don't know anyone who has the power to hire you. So, how do you build it?
I just tagged version 1.0.0 of my latest package, called laravel-server-timing. The package provides a light-weight approach to adding Server Timing headers to your application.
How to write a custom Tinkerwell driver and use Tinkerwell on any PHP project.