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Laravel

Laravel Jetstream, redirect users after login

Laravel Jetstream is an application starter kit beautifully designed using Tailwind CSS. It can be extended using two available front-end stacks, Laravel Livewire + Blade or Inertia + Vue. My preference is Laravel Livewire + Blade.

Ish Sookun

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openSUSE

Linux User Group of Mauritius meets Luboš Kocman

We did not have physical meetups for perhaps longer than a year. So, when Luboš told me that he is visiting Mauritius and will be glad to meet local openSUSE, Linux & FOSS people, I was thrilled. Not to mention he'd bring some openSUSE goodies. 😊 I called up LUGM friends to make this happen.

Ish Sookun

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MSCC

The Developers Conference 2022 has been postponed

DevCon is sadly not happening in February. 😔

Ish Sookun

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AFRINIC

Sylvio Almada Cabral appointed as AFRINIC Board director

AFRINIC is the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Africa. AFRINIC Board consists of nine members, six of whom are elected to represent sub-regions, two are from independent regions and one seat is occupied by the CEO.

Ish Sookun

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Linux

Linux Mint partners with Mozilla and makes some changes to the Firefox package it ships with its distribution

I tried to keep the title of this post less ambiguous or misleading as the others that I found in the past two days.

Ish Sookun

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Laravel

Laravel, how to fetch records created within the month?

This post is about Laravel database queries and date format using Carbon, a PHP API extension for DateTime.

Ish Sookun

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openSUSE

Attila Pinter and Maurizio Galli join the openSUSE Board

The openSUSE Board Election was announced on the project mailing list on the 1st of November 2021. The election concluded on the eve of new year 2022.

Ish Sookun

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openSUSE

openSUSE Board Election 2021 happening right now

It's the time of the year when Ariez, Edwin and myself hold our regular meetings and chats to plan the openSUSE Board Election. This year we had a twist with insufficient nominations.

Ish Sookun

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AFRINIC

The decision to end Cloud Innovation Ltd's membership and reclaim number resources

AFRINIC resource member Cloud Innovation Ltd's membership was revoked in July 2021, which prompted the latter to start a serious legal battle against the organisation and leaving AFRINIC unable to access its bank accounts for some months.

Ish Sookun

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