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22nd of May 2018
We're giving away a free Laracon US 2018 ticket

If you’ve been dying to go to Laracon US 2018 and don’t have a ticket yet, well... it has been sold out for a while now. But we have good news - we have a ticket, can’t come, and will be giving it away, for free. So if you can be in Chicago between 25-25 July 2018 and want to join the fun & learning, you’re in luck. This is probably the last chance to get a seat at Laracon US 2018. We don’t li...

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13th of February 2018
Github probots to the rescue!!

Starting today, we're using a bunch of Github Probots, to help with issue & PR management. Here's a list of all the the features we now have, from our friendly backpack robot (I called him Justin Case... get it? just. in. case... pff, never mind). auto-reply to a user’s first issue, to double-check it's a bug and not a support request; auto-reply to a user’s first PR, to let him know it might...

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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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