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Cleaning up queries with dot notation
One of the many conventions found throughout the Laravel framework is dot notation. Dot notation is the use of dots `.` in strings to represent depth. In many instances, it allows for writing cleaner and more clear code.
The power of static in PHP
Although most have probably seen the `static` keyword used in PHP before, have you ever wondered how many ways it can be used? Or possibly how many ways these different uses can provide value to your code? Let's dive into uses and examples and find out.