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25th of January 2018
Getting Started Email Series

If you haven't had time to go through all Backpack features yet, we've just launched something you might like: a free 5-day email course, which will take you through everything Backpack. In just 5 minutes a day, for the next 5 days, you'll get to know everything you need to know to build admin panels faster and better. I heavily recommend subscribing for the Getting Started emails to everybody who...

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6th of November 2017
Backpack\CRUD 3.3 is launched

After a lot of work, Backpack\CRUD has finally reached the 3.3 milestone. There have been A LOT of changes, but we've managed to keep it as backwards-compatible as possible. We won't mention the countless bug fixes here, just the new stuff you should know you can now do with Backpack. Requirements PHP 7.0+ Laravel 5.5+ New Features - Backpack/Base 0.8.1 Logged in users can change their personal...

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29th of November 2016
Nested resources in Backpack CRUD

Sometimes you'll have one resource that depends on another one. For example, you might have: a Post model; a User model; The admins could see all posts, of course. But if you might want to see only one user's posts. Sometimes, you don't want to be using a filter. You just want to go from a User to that User's posts. In this case, you can create a nested resource. Basically you'd be creating a th...

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11th of November 2016
Moving from Donationware to Trustware

After a lot of consideration, I’ve decided that instead of asking for donations, we should charge a small fee for commercial use. This should still bring a small revenue, but hopefully it will be more than donations and it will be enough to justify spending more time on Backpack. I already clock around 20 hours a week, imagine what Backpack would become at 40. Initial feedback was that it's only f...

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