Introducing Shorty

In my day to day life i tend to switch between Magento, Laravel and Symfony on a regular basis. Each system has it’s pros and cons, but Magento has one pro over the other two: If you are using Magerun you can run console commands from any directory inside your...

Accessing Magento data from Laravel

Recently I was in the process of migrating a Magento webshop to a SaaS webshop solution. Normally I would access the product and other data by using the API. In this case this was a problem as there was a lot of data that I was not able to access. I needed the output...

Requiring .env entries in Laravel application

In Laravel you can set your environment specific variables by using the .env file. In the application you can then easily retrieve the variable by using the env(‘VARIABLE_NAME’) function.This file is not be meant to be added to git. This way you can a...