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Our Laravel Approach
Here at Curious Minds, we love working in the Laravel framework. Our developers maintain a deep understanding behind the core concepts of the framework, allowing us to rapidly architect robust solutions for our clients.
Laravel has become the go-to framework for PHP developers worldwide, and for good reason. The Laravel framework enables developer productivity by abstracting much of the mundane coding tasks with an elegant series of facade patterns, and a powerful ORM.
To fully utilize the breadth of what Laravel encompasses, a development team needs to understand the underlying architecture and intent behind the framework.
Curious Minds understands Laravel at a deep level, and can fully realize the productivity gains and performance that the Laravel framework provides. We've developed a full range of web applications, APIs and websites using Laravel, and we know it inside and out.
So no matter what your use case is, or business process, we've got you covered. We work with Laravel every day, and our developers are ready to help make your next project a stunning success.
We're here to help.
Get in touch with one of our experienced product engineers today. We're always happy to take a look at your project or idea, no matter where you are in your development process. We offer a free initial consultation, and sound development advice.
Curious Minds has been a major asset to our team. We manage over 20 brands and Curious Minds keeps up!
We are the Laravel experts you need for your next project.
We can help your organization at any step in the application development process. We use modern development standards and deployment pipelines, and hold ourselves to strict code quality standards.
Project Architecture & Planning
- We understand the underlying architecture of the Laravel framework, and know how to leverage it to our client's advantage.
JS Framework Integrations
- We can combine the power of Laravel with any modern Js framework. We've built custom integrations and no-downtime deployment pipelines for several frameworks, that help our clients wow their customers.
- We build performant, and tested APIs for our clients using the power of Laravel. We scale our APIs using stateful server, for a truly web-scale experience.
- We design custom e-commerce and b2b applications for clients of all sizes. We strive to learn our client's business models so we can fully capture their unique process.
Object Oriented PHP
- We understand how to devise codebases that are extensible and portable. We use domain driven design to unpack complex business requirements into efficient, and lasting software.
- We help teams understand and implement the Laravel framework in their projects. We offer experienced guidance from a seasoned, practical, results oriented perspective.
- We perform code analysis, debugging, performance benchmarking and framework updates for projects in any stage of development. Our developers can get you up and running in no time.
- We create stable, dependable deployments for Laravel project on all major hosting platforms. We utilize Laravel Forge, Laravel Vapor and all major PAAS platforms to deploy our projects.
Featured case study
Focus 3 needed to refresh their existing leadership evaluation application, LeadNow, adding better reporting functionality, and a self-serve option for individuals and small group users. Using the current version of the application as a template, we rebuilt the application using the Laravel framework.
From the blog
What is Tailwind?
Here at Curious Minds, we like to save you money, and one of the ways that we do that is by building websites that are quick and easy to change when you need to make changes. Today, you'll get a peek behind the curtain to see how Tailwind, one of the tools we use to create easily editable websites, makes it so easy to change color schemes on your site.Tony Sherwood· 4 min read
Onboarding at Curious Minds
What does onboarding entail, and why are we doing it? Here at Curious Minds, our onboarding process provides you and our developers with the information needed to ensure we have what we need to jump right into your site, and you have the information you need stop worrying about your site, and can instead focus on other, more important items.Cara Zebrowski· 4 min read
Frequently asked questions
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Do use offshore developers?
No. Even though we are a semi-remote company we don't outsource or offshore any of our maintenance or development services. All of our WordPress developers live in right here in the U.S.A... (Unless they're on vacation.)
What methods of payment do you accept?
We accept all major credit cards, as well as ACH bank transfers. Some services we offer may require you to have a card on file with us.
Do you work with agencies?
Yep. Just give us a ring. We're happy to be behind the scenes, just making sure everything is working smoothly, while you can focus on more ....agency stuff.
What's the best way to contact you?
Smoke signals. No seriously, either the contact form, chat, or phone number on the site works fine! Within business hours (9-5 EST.) we typically respond right away. After that, we can set up a meeting to chat about the goals you have for your site, and see if we are a good fit for your project.
Do you offer graphic design services?
Yes. We do graphic design, UI/UX work, application wire framing and prototyping. Pretty much everything you might expect from a web development team.
Do you offer around-the-clock support?
All of our monitoring and emergency support is performed 24/7. Which means if something goes wrong, we're on it right away. Our regular business hours are pretty much 9-5 EST. If you want to chat with us, or get a quote.
Is PHP fast?
Absolutely, and it's getting faster, more efficient, and more fully featured with each iteration of the language.
Is PHP used anymore?
Emphatically, yes. PHP accounts for about 77% of the web in some surveys. So it's not going anywhere anytime soon.
What does PHP stand for?
PHP originally stood for Personal Home Page tools, but the acronym now means PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor. It's a recursive acronym and a bit of clever wordplay from the PHP foundation.
What is PHP website development?
PHP is a widely used programming language that is the building block behind much of the modern web. Frameworks like WordPress and Laravel are written in WordPress.
How do you provide post-launch support?
Our company provides a dedicated maintenance team & plan for every application we create, as well as a code quality guarantee that's written into our agreements. Our maintenance plans include such features as automated bug detection, uptime and performance monitoring, as well as developer hours. We've been in business for nearly 20 years, and we are here to support and maintain our client's sites.
What sets you apart from other agencies offering web development and WordPress development services?
We focus on bringing the enterprise-level best practices that we've developed over the last 20 years to our WordPress development services and web application development practice. Quality and communication are our touchstones. We don't outsource anything, and we strive understand our clients' needs and business model at a deep level. Our approach and craftsmanship helps our clients thrive.
What is your process for website development?
Our development process begins with an identification of our clients needs. Once we understand the scope of the project, as well as the business processes involved, then we can suggest a product design that satisfies those needs. We then work with our clients to develop project milestones and performance goals for the development process. If you would like to know more about our approach, or are interested in a project plan, please reach out to us.
Is Laravel good for e-commerce?
Laravel would be a great choice as framework to build a custom e-commerce site with. There are several well supported open-source packages that a development team could leverage to jump start common e-commerce functions. Laravel also has built in support for payments, with good integrations for Stripe and other payment providers.
Is Laravel good for SEO?
You can pretty much build anything on the web in Laravel, it's a general-purpose framework. What you do with it is up to the skill of the development team. Laravel driven sites and web applications are as performant as any other application.
Does WordPress use Laravel?
WordPress does not use Laravel. WordPress is a CMS, or content management system, while Laravel is a general-purpose web development framework.
Is Laravel backend or frontend? Is Laravel full stack?
What language does Laravel use?
Laravel is a PHP framework, that follows an model-view-controller architecture, and is strongly influenced by Symphony.
Is Laravel a Framework or a CMS?
Laravel is first and foremost a web development framework. You could absolutely build a CMS (Content Management System) with it.
What is Laravel used for?
Laravel is a web application framework built in PHP. It seeks to make common tasks for a web develop easier by handling common tasks. Laravel also provides a structured framework and coding approach that helps organize larger projects.
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Give us a ring and let us know how we can help you reach your goals. Or if you'd like, start a chat. We're usually available 9-5 EST. We try to respond to every inquiry within one business day.
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