Avoid repeating yourself with Laravel Model Scopes

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Writing a model scope

public function scopeRecent($query)
return $query->orderByDesc('published_at')->limit(3);
public function scopeRecent($query, $count)
return $query->orderByDesc('published_at')->limit($count);

Some extra notes

Why is it sometimes orderBy and sometimes sortBy?

Telling your editor/IDE about magic methods

* @method mixed recent() Fetches recent items




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