These posts are all related to the Laravel framework.

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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.

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Understanding Laravel's SerializesModels

When complicated objects are serialized, their string representations can be atrociously long, taking up unnecessary resources both on the queue and application servers.

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Simple Scaling with Redis Lists

Although simple and powerful, it's no secret that relational databases have their limitations. So what happens when simple doesn't cut it, and your relational database falls short?

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Faster Eloquent chunking

As your applications scale, processing large amounts of database records with Laravel Eloquent can become increasingly difficult. Resulting in out of memory exceptions and overall slowing down your application. Why is that?