Hi! My name is Bob Bloom (on the right!).
I develop web apps using the superb Laravel Framework.

My PHP Open Source Projects

Bref + Laravel Framework + AWS serverless Project
AWS' DynamoDB for the Laravel Framework Project
LaSalle Software is my free and open source web application to help Laravel developers build custom websites, web applications, and serverless functions by integrating Laravel's Framework, Nova, and Dusk with commonly needed features.

Latest "LaSalle Software News" Podcast

April 01, 2021
First four videos in PHP Serverless video series done. Video back-end and front-end packages are done. Taking shape!...

Latest "The Bob Bloom Show" Podcast

April 01, 2021
History of DyanmoDB gives important context to understanding it today....

Latest "The Bob Bloom Interviews" Podcast

September 15, 2020
After an extended hiatus, I am re-igniting my Bob Bloom Show podcasts. The original podcast was a mish-mash, so I am devoting this new podcast to interviews only. Introductory episode detailing show format....

Latest PHP Serverless Videos

April 08, 2021
Bref's PHP Runtimes are available in any tool you use for your PHP based Lambda function. I will show you why this is so....
March 31, 2021
I expected that Bref and the Serverless Framework upload directly to AWS' Lambda Function facility. Let me demonstrate what does happen....

Latest News

March 09, 2021
My new video administration back-end, and video front-end, are done....
December 01, 2020
More podcasts for background are done. Twitch is set-up enough for now. Discord server is set-up. Time to dive into the initial project research. Time to get the first streams going....
September 01, 2020
My Podcast API, UI, website, and feed generation are done. This is the summary....
August 31, 2020
Laravel Framework's v 8 was announced at last week's LaraCon US conference. The new features have me mulling a new LaSalle Software "full point" release....
August 23, 2020
Here's my blog post specifically for Laravel News listeners ahead of the day, and that day may or may not come, when I am mentioned on the podcast....
August 09, 2020
I uploaded a four minute screencast of my Phase One podcast admin....
August 09, 2020
Having decided to resume my podcasts, I forged ahead building my own podcast administration back-end using my recently feature-completed LaSalle Software. Phase One of my podcast admin is now done!...
July 16, 2020
Does losing your .env file mean losing your APP_KEY value along with it?...
July 14, 2020
Just tagged a new feature so encrypted fields can be re-encrypted with a new APP_KEY. Now can rotate APP_KEYs....
July 12, 2020
I just uploaded three screencasts introducing LaSalle Software, GitHub repos, and online docs....