Best Web Design Trends for Business in 2024

As businesses strive to stand out in today’s competitive digital landscape, keeping up with the latest web design trends is crucial. In 2024, business websites are embracing innovative design elements that not only captivate visitors but also greatly enhance the user experience. Here is an overview of the top web design trends that businesses might…

Unleashing the Power of Tinkerwell

The PHP Scratchpad “Enjoy coding and debugging in an editor designed for fast feedback and quick iterations. It’s like a shell for your application – but with multi-line editing, code completion, and more.” In the ever-evolving world of Laravel development, here at OPG, we are constantly seeking tools that enhance our workflow and boost productivity.…

Zero Trust: The Future or Wishful Thinking?

“Assume nothing.  Verify everything.”  You may have heard about the latest security posture making headlines: Zero Trust.   Zero Trust takes the traditional concept of network security and turns it inside out.  Currently, most security is focused at the network edge and ingress points.  Once you are inside the network, the assumption is you’re supposed…

What Are Frameworks And Why Do We Use Them?

“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe” Carl Sagan In the context of software development, a framework refers to a pre-established structure and set of tools that provide a foundation for building applications. They offer a standardized way to develop software by providing reusable components, libraries,…

Exciting Announcements from the  Laravel Framework

As a developer, I am always on the lookout for the “cutting edge” in tech, languages, or frameworks. Most recently I have been following the Laravel framework news, which is a modern and user-friendly PHP framework that I love working in. Following the end of Laracon 2023 (Laravel’s annual convention) there were several big announcements.…

Automated Testing in Laravel

As software development becomes increasingly complex, testing has become a critical part of the software development process. Testing ensures that the application works as expected, and meets the project requirements. Without testing, it is difficult for a developer to make sure the application is working properly. One popular way to make testing as efficient as…

What Is Quality Management

Quality Management has four components: quality planning, quality, assurance, quality control and quality improvement. This article will analyze quality assurance and quality control. Before my many years in the quality assurance and quality control arenas, I assumed they were the same. I could not have been more wrong. I did not realize there are clear…