Amitav Roy

Recent blog posts

Working with workbench and building packages in Laravel 4

2nd of August 2014 by  Amitav Roy
I come from the world of Drupal where every code that we write is part of a module. This is very useful because over time I am able to develop…

Laravel 4 Swift Mailer with dynamic config to send mail through Gmail

17th of June 2014 by  Amitav Roy
Laravel 4 comes with the Swift Mailer library which works great in sending emails from your application. Just set the mail.php configuration…

Laravel 4 forms, retain data, default and custom validations

14th of June 2014 by  Amitav Roy
Working with forms in Laravel 4 is really fun and there is hardly any PHP application which doesn’t have a form. So, in this tutorial, I…

Laravel 4 Multiple segment route and Blog post page

15th of February 2014 by  Amitav Roy
In this tutorial, I will show how we would define a route with multiple segments in Laravel 4 so that we can use the URL alias of a Drupal…

Laravel 4 Debug bar and Caching

30th of January 2014 by  Amitav Roy
Caching of data is very important for any application and if we can save SQL queries, then it is always a bonus. In my last tutorial, I…

Working with XML in Angular JS

4th of August 2013 by  Amitav Roy
In this tutorial I will show you how to use the X2JS javascript library to parse XML and turn that into an AngularJS object. This is one of my…

HTML5 local storage with Angular JS

6th of July 2013 by  Amitav Roy
In this tutorial, I will use the HTML5 browser local storage along with Angular JS. This storage is very useful for making applications work in…

Angular JS auto update factory sharedObject on database update

10th of June 2013 by  Amitav Roy
Getting notifications about a new comment or new activity on Facebook without page reload, or even new mail notification on Gmail is a very…

Part 5 – Benchmarking and profiling your Codeigniter application with built in tools

4th of May 2013 by  Amitav Roy
The benchmarking and profiling tools available with Codeigniter are very useful for any developer. It not only tells you what is the total…

AngularJS using factory method, post data and saving to DB

19th of March 2013 by  Amitav Roy
In the last tutorial, I showed how we can use the factory method to share an object and then we displayed those books in our view. The next…