How to Generate a Random String with PHP

From time to time in software development, we encounter the need to generate random strings for passwords, tokens, or other purposes. In this article, we’ll explore how to generate random strings in PHP, looking at various methods and understanding the security and complexity levels of each approach.

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String interpolation is one of those features in PHP that make the language both powerful and easy to use. It allows you to embed variables directly within strings, making string manipulation more intuitive and readable.

You’ll understand better, but just to clarify, in PHP, string interpolation only works with...

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Often, after installing the Filament Admin Panel package in a fresh Laravel project, you may run into a recurring problem. The login page keeps reloading without any error, and a question mark “?” gets appended to the URL each time.

This issue is likely to occur when you attempt to access the login page via...

Laravel's CreateOrUpdate Upsert Technique: A Comprehensive Guide with Use Cases

Laravel offers a variety of methods for interacting with databases. Among these, the createOrUpdate method, also known as the upsert technique, is a powerful tool that allows developers to streamline their code and improve efficiency. This article provides an in-depth look at the createOrUpdate method, its usage, and...

PHP Composer, error: Invalid version string

Recently working with PHP Composer on a project that is based on the Laravel framework, I came across the error: Invalid version string. More precisely when performing the attempt to install a Laravel package that allows me to use models with the logical strategy of Eloquent to access MongoDB databases.

The package...

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Since WordPress is a CMS (Content Management System) with the possibility of using external themes and plugins, it is common for some errors to happen after the installation, even for testing, of a new extension of this nature on your site.

It is also susceptible to some errors when a PHP or Apache or Nginx version...

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Private and protected methods should not be accessed outside the permissible scope of class or subclasses. But there are some situations where this is necessary, for me in some contexts of automated testing (unit or integration), or in others where I am implementing a feature and want to perform punctual executions to...

PHP Dates: Fetching the Previous Day or Month pr Year

Get the Previous Dates in PHP

Dates and timestamps are crucial in many software systems and web applications. They allow us to track events, analyze patterns, and provide users with pertinent information based on time. In this post we’ll explore how to handle dates in PHP, specifically on how to get the date for...

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Adding the copyright information with the current year in the footer of websites and blogs is important to convey to your audience the information that the content they find is “alive” and updated on this site. It is also interesting to add the year of the beginning of the site, the more information about...

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When executing PHP scripts called by web browsers, it is important to monitor their execution time to prevent timeouts from occurring.

In this guide, we will explore different methods to increase the PHP max execution time, ensuring your scripts have enough time to complete their tasks without affecting server...

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PHP Laravel is an application framework based on a Open Source Code, aimed at developing web systems with expressive and elegant syntax. It is developed in PHP, being easily adopted and learning.

Its web structure provides an infrastructure and starting point...

If you are geting the error class not found when executing the command php artisan migrate:rollback in a project with the Laravel framework, this article shows how to solve the error and execute rollback.

Migrations

When working with Migations, the migrations of databases in the Laravel, mainly in the initial...