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Hi there 👋

I'm Dries, open-source maintainer and one of the core team members of Laravel where I maintain the first-party libraries. I also do the weekly releases of all the first-party packages.

In my free time I've built and maintain various open-source projects of my own like:

  • Blade UI Kit - A set of renderless components to utilise in your Laravel Blade views (currently private, get early access if you sponsor)
  • - The Laravel community portal
  • Dotfiles - Start using dotfiles on your Mac
  • Blade Icons - Easily use SVG icons in your Laravel Blade views
  • Laravel EventSauce - Start using Event Sourcing in your Laravel app

In my free time I also co-organise monthly user group events here in Belgium in the cities of Antwerp and Ghent. I also co-organise the Full Stack Europe conference here in Antwerp. Occasionally, I also speak at conferences and user groups. I'm also working on a new project for organising events called Eventy. And I also blog from time to time about various things on my website.

Working on open-source is my great joy in life and I want to be able to do that as much and as long as I possible can. I hope you like what I work on and that some of it is useful to you. Thanks for visiting!


  1. A set of renderless components to utilise in your Laravel Blade views.

    PHP 520 32

  2. A package to easily make use of SVG icons in your Laravel Blade views.

    PHP 1k 68

  3. Get started with your own dotfiles.

    Shell 831 332

  4. The Community Portal.

    PHP 1.7k 476

Contribution activity

September 2020

Created a pull request in laravel/docs that received 5 comments

[8.x] Document new namespaced seeders and factories

Because the make:seeder & make:factory command generate namespaced classes from their stubs, the upgrade to implement these namespaces is a require…

+40 −0 5 comments

Created an issue in jfvoliveira/blade-boxicons that received 2 comments

Icons don't support filling color

I just noticed that these icons suffer from the same issue as skydiver/blade-icons-remix#5 Can you maybe take a look at that? Otherwise we'll be fo…

9 contributions in private repositories Sep 13 – Sep 16

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