👋 Hi, I'm Günther

A Belgian Lead Backend Developer at Who Owns The Zebra who writes about Laravel, PHP, and REST API development

August 19th, 2023

How to customize PHP Faker in Laravel

A tutorial on how to customize Laravel's Faker instance by adding custom (chainable) methods.

February 12th, 2023

Using Laravel Valet proxy command with Laravel Sail and Vite

A tutorial on how to configure Laravel Sail and Vite when combining those tools with Laravel Valet's proxy command.

August 29th, 2021

Monaco Editor in Laravel Livewire

A tutorial on how to add the Monaco Editor, the code editor that powers VS Code, to your Laravel Livewire project.

March 21st, 2021

Displaying dates in browser's timezone in Livewire

In your Livewire components, you might want to display dates in the browser's timezone. In this post, I explore how you could achieve this.

February 21st, 2021

Documenting your (Laravel) REST API

Your project contains a REST API and you want to document that REST API. But how do you do that?

January 17th, 2021

Generating unique, random-looking voucher codes

Generating one voucher code is easy, but what if you need to generate thousands (or millions) and you need to be sure that each voucher code is unique?

January 17th, 2021

Hello World!

Hi, it's me: Günther! I finally did it. I created my own website/blog. I will write about Laravel, PHP, REST API development, and much more.