Laravel’s service container is one of its most helpful features. It allows developers to type-hint dependencies in their classes, and automatically get a properly-configured class instance injected. It’s therefore disheartening to not see developers take full advantage of it when working with third-party APIs and SDKs.

I’m pleased to say I’ve joined Pitchero as a software developer.

Using form requests to authorise, validate, and perform actions in a Laravel application.