Testing Laravel Applications without Vagrant or Docker

Even though Laravel has a great toolset for making testing easier, there is still a ridiculous amount of people who choose to ignore tests.

Zero Downtime Deployments With Laravel Forge

Laravel Forge is a fantastic tool for rapidly spinning up servers with all the best and latest software. It also provides for easy PHP project deployment and setup. However, the default deploy script is rather lacking in a sense that it results in downtime.