Integrating font awesome with Laravel (5.X) using webpack

Laravel uses laravel-mix by default which uses webpack under the hood for frontend-tooling. We have following steps Install font-awesome using npm (I assume you already have npm configured) I am using use command from the project root directory. npm i @fortawesome/fontawesome-free-webfonts Import font-awesome scss in app.scss (your main sass file) Open your app.scss and copy … Continue reading “Integrating font awesome with Laravel (5.X) using webpack”

[HowTo] Change User Model Namespace in Laravel

By default Laravel’s “User” model is place on “App” namespace. To move it to App\Models namespace we have to do the following: Move User.php to App\Models folder Update this path in config/app.php Search for “providers” key and update the path in “model” before : App\User::class, after: App\Models\User::class Generate new class path by using composer dump-autoload … Continue reading “[HowTo] Change User Model Namespace in Laravel”

Lost my previous posts from 2017

WHY THIS POST ? I used to post articles on various topics here and there. Back ago 6-7 months, I forgot to topup my account and kept ignoring the email from my hosting provider that ultimately led to my account being suspended then deleted from the server 🙁 I was occupied with regular tasks and … Continue reading “Lost my previous posts from 2017”

[HowTo] Change theme in vim

This is a walkthrough on how we can change the color theme in vi. Basically Colortheme in vi are placed in ~/.vim/colors folder by default. This path is configurable through vi configurations. For this post, we assume the folder is “~/.vim/colors”. We’ll use 256 color enabled color theme. So you’ll also need to enable 256 … Continue reading “[HowTo] Change theme in vim”