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In a project recently I needed to use the filesystem features that you get in Laravel, but in the Lumen framework instead. I couldn't find a clear tutorial online to tell you have to do this, however after some research got it working using the following instructions. First, we need to include some packages using composer; in my case I was going to be using Amazon S3 storage, so I included that.  composer require league/flysystem After installing the league/flysystem package, you'll see a list of additional packages which it recommends you install for things such as Amazon S3, FTP etc. Install the additional ...

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Wordpress, it’s like Marmite, you either love it or you hate it. If you’re a PHP developer that’s clued up on modern development techniques, you probably hate it. Clients on the other hand, constantly keep asking for their projects to be built in Wordpress… why is that? The perception that it’s cheap Wordpress is free! I mean, come on, why on earth would you pay for a content management system if you can get one that does what it says on the tin… for the total cost of zero?  Wordpress itself is free, but sadly a developers time is not. If your client ...

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