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Mateus Guimarães

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Speed and benchmarks do not matter; at least, not the way we think

On the last few weeks I have seen lots of discussions about speed in the Laravel community (and some other communities, for that matter) and I thought I share a few thoughts here. First, as developers I would say we are always going to think about performance — we want to write good code that is...
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about 2 months ago • 3 min read

Scaling Laravel to 30,000 requests/min and over 100M jobs

I was reading some tweets about scaling and how Laravel was a bit behind other frameworks and I remembered I have a cool scaling story to tell. Jack Ellis already wrote a very interesting blog on how Fathom Analytics scaled Laravel, but my story is about different. You're about to read how we...
7 months ago • 7 min read

How do you test complex features on your apps? + why Pest is absolutely amazing

One very common question among people who started testing their stuff is..."Okay, now what? How do *actually* use this?" It is fairly easy to teach the basic concepts of testing, but it's really hard to teach people how to leverage testing/TDD to solve complex problems, especially with simple...
over 1 year ago • 1 min read

Introducing 30 Days of Laravel

Hey there, I'm writing to let you know of my newest project: 30 Days of Laravel. The idea here is to produce 30 short, easily digestible videos that you can watch real quick during your lunch break. They'll teach small tips and tricks on PHP and Laravel, and you might already know some of them,...
about 2 years ago • 1 min read