Freek Van der Herten

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A practical introduction to event sourcing

45-minute seminar talk at intermediate level

A practical introduction to snapshot testing

20-minute lightning talk at beginner level

Building a dashboard with Laravel, Vue and Pusher

50-minute seminar talk at intermediate level

Taking care of backups with Laravel

45-minute seminar talk at beginner level

The story behind our open source efforts

30-minute seminar talk at beginner level


Bio (Freek Van der Herten)

Freek Van der Herten is a developer and partner at [Spatie] ( The company has an open source first mentality and has released [many Laravel, PHP and JavaScript packages](

Spatie also has created several video courses. [Laravel package training](https://laravelpackagetraining) is the best way to learn how to create PHP and Laravel packages. Laravel Beyond Course is both a book and video course in which you learn how to build larger than average web applications in a maintainable way.

After hours Freek runs the [Oh Dear]( and organises [the official Laravel Worldwide meetup](