Here you can see a complete list of my publications, both translations and original works. Enjoy!

Original Works

Title: Learning Laravel’s Eloquent

Published on: Packt Publishing (also available on Amazon)

Description: ” … Develop amazing data-based applications with Eloquent, the Laravel framework ORM

  • Build highly efficient applications with the Eloquent ORM using an expressive syntax;
  • Get to grips with the power of relationships and how Eloquent handles them;
  • Go beyond simple theory with various step-by-step code examples;


Title: The 12 Factor Application Website

Published on: Website Translation


In the modern era, software is commonly delivered as a service: called web apps, or software-as-a-service. The twelve-factor app is a methodology for building software-as-a-service apps that:

  • Use declarative formats for setup automation, to minimize time and cost for new developers joining the project;
  • Have a clean contract with the underlying operating system, offering maximum portability between execution environments;
  • Are suitable for deployment on modern cloud platforms, obviating the need for servers and systems administration;
  • Minimize divergence between development and production, enabling continuous deployment for maximum agility;
  • And can scale up without significant changes to tooling, architecture, or development practices.

The twelve-factor methodology can be applied to apps written in any programming language, and which use any combination of backing services (database, queue, memory cache, etc).

Title: Code Smart (Italian)

Published on: Leanpub

Description: Code Smart is the number one book for learning the Laravel PHP framework. It is written in a simple, understandable, and entertaining style that is welcoming to all. Let’s discover Laravel together.

Title: PHP Pandas (Italian)

Published on: Leanpub

Description: “PHP Pandas is for newcomers to programming and experienced developers alike. Now’s the time to learn PHP, and to do so while having fun! Do you like pandas? What are you waiting for!”

Title: Laravel Testing Decoded (Italian)

Published on: Leanpub

Description: “… While the principles of testing (and TDD) are language-agnostic, when it comes to execution, there are a variety of tools and techniques at your finger tips. This book is as much an introduction to TDD as it is a deep analysis of the Laravel way of testing applications …”

Title: Code Bright (Italian)

Published on: Leanpub

Description: “… Laravel Code Bright will contain a complete learning experience for all of the framework’s features. The style of writing will make it approachable for beginners, and a wonderful reference resource for experienced developers alike … “

Title: Code Happy (Italian)

Published on: Leanpub

Description: ” … The book is a guide to Laravel aimed at beginners to the framework who already have some PHP experience. It is structured in the form of guides to core features and stand-alone tutorials. It was written by a core developer of the Laravel framework, and has the support of the framework author … “

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Francesco, born 1990 in Vasto, Italy.

A developer who likes to study new languages, frameworks and techniques. A curious who likes to stumble upon new interesting things and an enthusiast.


  • Developer @ AdEspresso
  • Author (details here)
  • Founder @ Laravel-Italia
  • Author @ Sitepoint

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