Tracking Email Opens in Laravel

Posted on September 29, 2017
Recently I had the need for a bulk emailing service. I did not want to pay for one so I threw one together quick with Laravel and Gmail SMTP. One of the features I needed was the ability to see when a lead opened the email. This is how I did it.

Manipulating Videos in PHP

Posted on September 08, 2017
Handling video is something that I have been avoiding for several years. And now in order to save some server space, I am forced to learn how this thing works. So if you want you can come along for the ride.

Setting Up Vuex in a Laravel Project

Posted on September 05, 2017
Setting up Vuex in a Laravel project can seem complicated as it is super easy to forget something and cause your app to blow up. So in this blog post, I will outline how I set up Vuex in a fresh Laravel install.