Hi, I'm Bert!

I'm a Developer, YouTuber, and Public Speaker.
Welcome to my website, I hope you enjoy your stay. 😃
I usually write about PHP and Laravel, but you could encounter different topics as well.

Recent articles

Functional API VS Class-based Components in Laravel Livewire Volt

February 11th, 2024 — posted in Code With Burt — 1 minute read

Here is a comparison between Functional API Components and Class-based Components. The 2 options we have when using Volt, the single file Components in Laravel Livewire.

#laravel, #livewire, #volt

I created a vat number checker package

February 11th, 2024 — posted in Originals — 3 minute read

When populating client information in an accounting platform you have to make sure the VAT Numbers of the clients you create on the service side are correct

#laravel, #package, #github, #open-source, #vat

Spatie released a Holiday package.

January 28th, 2024 — posted in Community content — 2 minute read

Last week Spatie released a mini package that allows you to calculate the holidays for a specific country / year or even a target date.

#php, #github, #spatie, #package

Laravel Pulse in action

January 14th, 2024 — posted in Code With Burt — 1 minute read

In this video we're going through what you could do with Laravel Pulse. We're tracking slow requests, slow jobs, queues, exceptions, user requests, cache....

#laravel, #pulse, #monitoring

This was 2023

December 28th, 2023 — posted in Originals — 6 minute read

2023 is almost over, here is what happened this year.

#year-recap, #personal