Our goal with this Laravel book to create a guide for those just learning Laravel. This guide will take you from the very beginning of an idea into a real deployable application.
This look at Laravel will not be exhaustive, but if you want a more exhaustive introduction I recommend the book Laravel: Up and Running. This book does expect a few prerequisites and here is what you will need to follow along:
- A local PHP environment (Valet, Homestead, Vagrant, MAMP, etc.).
- A database (I’ll be using MySQL)
- PHPUnit installed.
- Node JS installed.
I am attempting to go through the process of creating a new application just as I would in a real-world environment. In fact, the code and idea are from the community links section on the Laravel News website.