avatar-CPavey.jpg Cameron Pavey

Cameron is a full-stack dev living and working in Melbourne. He's committed himself to the never-ending journey of understanding the intricacies of quality code, developer productivity, and job satisfaction.

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Authentication Patterns for PHP Microservices

Microservices are an increasingly popular architecture, as they allow you to split application development into smaller, easier-to-manage pieces. However, microservices introduce complexity when it comes to implementing authentication. Generally, you only need to worry about one point of ingress for auth with a traditional monolithic application. Still, there are multiple ways to set things up with microservices and just as many authentication patterns to suit. In this tutorial, you’ll see how to build a small...

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Build and Secure GraphQL APIs with Laravel

GraphQL’s popularity has grown among frontend and backend developers alike. It allows frontend teams to request only the data they need while preventing an explosion of backend endpoints, since all operations can go through one simple endpoint for all models being worked on. In this tutorial, you will learn how to set up a GraphQL API with Laravel, a free open-source PHP web application framework. You’ll then secure the API so that it’s only accessible...

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