A web development framework is designed to make the development of web applications quicker by incorporating libraries of code that perform common tasks. Laravel, discussed below, is one of many PHP based web development framework, that can be used to aid the development of web applications written in PHP. Links to a number of other PHP Frameworks can also be found at the foot of the page.
Laravel is a PHP based web development framework that is free to use and open source. A web framework is designed to make the development of web applications quicker by incorporating libraries of code that perform common tasks.
Laravel was created by Taylor Otwell and was first released back in June 2011. It is intended for use on the development of web applications following the model–view–controller (MVC) architectural pattern. The MVC pattern aims to split the model, or data, from the view, or visual element, of an application, as well as the controller, into separate parts.
The model contains the business logic of an application, together with the data interaction, that is often within a database. The view presents the data visually and provides a means to interact with the application. Finally, the controller, which acts as an intermediary between the model and the view, processing user requests.
How Tos and Useful Stuff
- Laravel documentation.
- Laravel community.
- Laravel Homestead development environment.
- Laravel installation documentation.
- Github guide to SSH.