Sending Laravel Notifications Via Twitter#laravel #video
My first and most used Laravel package is the Twitter Channel I made for Laravel Notifications. Today I released a new version of it, and I thought it is an excellent time to share a video about how to use it as well.
Actually, at that time, I wanted to work on the Facebook Channel, but someone else already did. So I was asked if I could check if we can make one for Twitter as well. I said yes, and I'm glad I did. The Twitter Channel package is just a small package, but it was already downloaded over 12.000 times. So I would say it might be quite useful :-)
The Twitter Channel allows you to send Laravel notifications through Twitter. To be concrete, you can:
- Send a notification as a Twitter Status Update in your timeline.
- Send a notification as a Twitter Direct Message to another user.
That's already it; handy but straightforward.
If you want to try it out, you will find all the information you need on the repository site. But next to that, I also recorded a video today. I made it to give you a more personal introduction to this package.
If you take a close look at the package, you will see that on the outside, not much has changed. The features are almost the same. But I did refactor the whole package and updated all the dependencies. I also had to rewrite the direct message feature due to some changes at Twitter.
With version 2.0, I also stop supporting Laravel 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. It is time to move on, and you should update your applications. :-) This is also why this package now requires PHP >= 7.1.0.