- 2 years ago
- Zaid Bin Khalid
- 1196 Views
Laravel is a strong MVC PHP framework, made for developers who need a simple tool to create unlimited web applications. Taylor Otwell made Laravel. A short tutorial explains the basics of the Laravel framework.
This tutorial will help the developers and students to learn how to create a website using Laravel. This tutorial helps developers who have no initial knowledge of using Laravel.
You should know about HTML, Core PHP, and Advance PHP before starting the tutorial. If you are new to any of these ideas, we advise you pick tutorials based on these concepts first. It helps you to gain a better understanding of Laravel.
We have used Laravel version 9 in all the examples. Please note it.
Laravel is an open-source PHP framework. It is powerful and easy to understand. It follows a model-view-controller design pattern. Laravel uses the current components of different frameworks, which helps create a web application. The created web application is more organized and practical.
Laravel offers a wide range of functionalities. It includes the basic features of PHP frameworks like CodeIgniter, Yii, and other programming languages like Ruby on Rails. It has a great set of qualities that will help the speed of web development.
Laravel will make your work easier if you know about Core PHP and Advanced PHP. It saves a lot of time if you are going to make a website from scratch. A website created in Laravel is safe and stops multiple web attacks.
Advantages of Laravel
A web application based on Laravel gives you the following advantages.
- Laravel framework makes web applications more accessible.
- Laravel uses the components from other frameworks in creating a web application. It helps you save decent time in making the web application.
- It includes namespaces and interfaces, as it helps to arrange and control resources.
A composer is a tool that includes all the dependencies and libraries. It allows you to make a project for the related framework (for example, those used in Laravel installation). We can use composer to install Third-party libraries.
All the dependencies are noted in the composer.json file which is placed in the source folder.
Artisan is a command-line interface in Laravel. It has a set of commands which help in making a web application. These commands are contained in the Symphony framework. It results in add-on features in Laravel 5.1 (the latest version of Laravel).
Features of Laravel
Laravel provides the following main features. It makes it a perfect choice for designing web applications.
Laravel gives 20 built-in libraries and modules. It helps in the improvement of the application. Every module is combined with the Composer dependency manager, which eases updates.
Laravel provides features and helpers. They help in testing through different test cases. We can control the code as per the requirements through this feature.
Laravel gives a work address to the user to define routes in the web application. Routing helps to scale the application in a better way and increases its performance.
A web application made in Laravel will be running under different conditions. It means there will be a continuous change in its arrangement. It gives a consistent approach to controlling the arrangement efficiently.
Query Builder and ORM
Laravel provides a query builder. It helps in querying databases using different simple chain methods. It provides ORM (Object Relational Mapper) and ActiveRecord implementation called Eloquent.
Schema Builder controls the database definitions and schema in PHP code. It also controls a way of changes related to database migrations.
Laravel uses the Blade template engine. It is a lightweight template language used to design hierarchical blocks and layouts with predefined blocks that give active content.
Laravel gives a mail class. It helps in sending mail with great content and attachments from the web application.
User authentication is a regular feature in web applications. It eases making authentication. It provides qualities like registering, forgetting passwords, and sending password reminders.
Laravel uses Redis to connect to a current session and general-purpose cache. Redis depends on the session directly.
Laravel gives queue services like emailing many users or a specified Cron job. These queues help in completing tasks in an easier manner without waiting for the previous task to be completed.
Event and Command Bus
Laravel 5.1 includes Command Bus. It helps in running commands and sending events in a simple way. The commands in Laravel act as per the application’s lifecycle.
- 2 years ago
- Zaid Bin Khalid
- 1196 Views