Make programming fun again by printing cats when debugging and dumping data
Make programming fun again by printing cats when debugging and dumping data. It works in the browser and console (tinker, artisan commands, unit tests).
/\_/\ _ ( °w° )<(( ) ( )) (__ __)//
Intended to be comical in the beginning, but has proven itself to be a tool used fairly often for drawing the eye to breaks, or data dumps in views when you aren't sure where dumped data will really end up on a page. Or when your terminal is filled with output and you want to know exactly where your dump ended up if it isn't the final item printed to the console. A big 'ol cat lets your eyes find the target immediately.
Require this package with composer. It is recommended to only require the package for development.
composer require djaxho/laravel-cats --dev
cc($args); // exactly the same as doing dd($args) in laravel, but adds an ascii cat c($args); // exactly the same as doing dd($args) in laravel, but adds an ascii cat
My intention is simple for this package, yet it is of grave importance to humanity: provide alternative helper functions in the laravel development environment that will print an ascii cat before dumping the data using laravel's own dd() and dump() functions