I am a PHP lover of course despite its weakness. Cause I am not still mature enough to understand its weakness 🙂 . Well, Previously I’ve heard about laravel. around 12+ months ago… Pure PHP was my taste.I’ve Developed some good(Not great)apps in PHP. I’ve got a taste of laravel and its tastier ways of developing an app with very little time with ease recently. Earlier I did some reading on MVC frameworks, even downloaded some videos from youtube and also some PDF’s to find what’s MVC is. I made some sample installations of laravel (Troubled with vagrant. Skipped it , installed laravel in XAMPP using composer). Configured routes and some tinkering here and there like creating and running migrations, using artisan command line, Creating Controllers, Models etc… At first, it didn’t make any sense at all. I was embarrassed about why do I need this much of files in laravel folder with views somewhere, assets in another place, so much of files that are unknown to me. I was irritated by just looking at this folder. Whaaat? Is this thing called a beautiful framework?
Despite the freaking, I followed a tutorial on scotch.io and with some previous experiences; I was able to grasp some beautiful ideas from it. It made me think how could I write this much great code? Laravel is a framework which provides everything you need for developing a simple app to a very complex application.You can read about it in laravel.com. But there are so many things that I found very interesting including the concept of a command line called artisan, a database tool called tinkerer and much more. at the end, I could say I really enjoyed writing code using laravel. I love this framework. You could see the code that I wrote here. The tutorial is worth checking out (though I am not a promoter for scotch). It’s a 2 part tutorial
Let me know if you have any thoughts on laravel.