Setting up a Laravel app on Docker

Rough notes, will pull this togther in a blog post at later date. issue: The requested URL /login/ was not found on this server. resolution: add to manually enable mod rewrite on command line in the container: # launch a terminal in the container docker exec -it e39431779799 bash # enable modrewrite a2enmod rewrite /etc/init.d/apache2 … Read more

Adding javascript functions to Laravel Mix ( and why you get error Uncaught ReferenceError: function is not defined )

This one had me pulling my hair out the other day. I was using Laravel,  adding a javascript function to the app.js file ( also tried using require in app.js and pulling in my function ). Laravel uses Laravel Mix which is a wrapper for webpack. Yet with either approach I was getting the javascript … Read more

Laravel how to set a checkbox value to checked based on models value

In this post I’ll show how to set a Laravel checkbox value to checked based on the value stored on the model. In this example I’ll be using the Laravel Collective Form checkbox

In the code example above my checkbox is called ‘collected’ the value when checked is ‘yes’ , I wanted to populate … Read more