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Eric L. Barnes
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Lives in Gastonia, NC
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Over the past few years, I’ve implemented Laravel and Stripe on multiple occasions. Everything from subscriptions to one-off purchases. When I started, Laravel Cashier wasn’t invented yet and it was a totally different beast, but now with Cashier it takes…
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I wrote a tutorial over on Scotch.io on debugging queries in Laravel. I go through three different ways, from using the ->toSql(), DB::listen, and the debugbar. This is also my first time writing outside of my personal sites. So it was a lot of fun to see…
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When interviewing for a new job it’s easy to fall in a trap of missing some very important questions about the company. The whole interview process is nerve-racking and there is so much focus on you that it’s easy to forget to find out about the internal…
When interviewing for a new job it’s easy to fall in a trap of missing some very important questions about the company. The whole interview process is nerve-racking and there is so much focus on you that it’s easy to forget to find out about the internal workings of the company. The InterviewThis project aims … Continue reading Questions to ask an employer during an interview
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Ever since a man came down the mountain carrying the first todo list, we have been in search of finding the perfect system for keeping up with our todos. In modern times we have calendars, pencil and paper systems, and more digital todo apps than stars. I…
Ever since a man came down the mountain carrying the first todo list, we have been in search of finding the perfect system for keeping up with our todos. In modern times we have calendars, pencil and paper systems, and more digital todo apps than stars. I think I’ve tried them all. From the minimal … Continue reading Gamification of Todos
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How to validate an array of form fields with #Laravel

If you’ve used Laravel’s form validation for any length of time, then you know it’s a powerful system. It makes the tedious task of validation very simple while still keeping the door open for complex rules. In this tutorial, I wanted to show you a simple…
If you've used Laravel's form validation for any length of time, then you know it's a powerful system. It makes the tedious task of validation very simple while still keeping the door open for comp...
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Shuttle is a simple SSH shortcut menu for Mac. It’s designed to take the pain away from remembering all your SSH shortcuts and directly from your menu bar you can visually see all the SSH connections you have available. I’ve been using it and love the…
Shuttle is a simple SSH shortcut menu for Mac. It's designed to take the pain away from remembering all your SSH shortcuts and directly from your menu bar you can visually see all the SSH connectio...
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I came across two posts discussing the design aspect of Slack and it’s $2.8 Billion Dollar Secret Sauce with a follow up from a designer working on HipChat, Slack’s design is not secret sauce. Both of these got me thinking about the differences in the…
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Yesterday marks the one-year anniversary of my weekly Laravel News newsletter. I managed to send a new issue almost every week and only missed two because of vacations. I had no idea what I was doing in the beginning, and still every week I’m learning…
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I haven’t played golf in year but had the luxury of playing with some friends  on Monday. One of the guys took a slo-mo video of my swing and sent it to me. The way I pictured myself swinging, versus how I actually swing is completely different. I do have…
I haven’t played golf in year but had the luxury of playing with some friends  on Monday. One of the guys took a slo-mo video of my swing and sent it to me. The way I pictured myself swinging, versus how I actually swing is completely different. I do have a injured right elbow that … Continue reading Slow Motion Golf Swing
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Git Style Guide is a GitHub project aimed at helping you improve your Git practices. Or if you are like me it shows that everything you’ve been doing is wrong. I’m probably showing my age here, but I remember using CVS, Concurrent Versions System, and how…
Git Style Guide is a GitHub project aimed at helping you improve your Git practices. Or if you are like me it shows that everything you've been doing is wrong. I'm probably showing my age here, but...
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I really enjoy well made videos focusing on people within our industry and this one is great. I’d love to be able to create these, but just as Chris said in the interview, every one is connected by the computer and it’s not easy to video someone across…
I really enjoy well made videos focusing on people within our industry and this one is great. I'd love to be able to create these, but just as Chris said in the interview, every one is connected by...
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Bootstrapped Podcast 55 ➔

In the latest Bootstrapped, Ian and Andrey discuss Snappy and some of the thought process behind the decision to shut it down. Ian also mentions a few people or companies might be interested in purchasing it. Maybe it will live on.
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Wanna be golfer, husband, and father of 2 wonderful girls
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    1995 - 1997
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