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Killer Features Of Laravel
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Killer Tools Of Laravel For Awesome Web App Development :- Tylor Otwall created Laravel to be an open source PHP Framework for awesome web application development. The main motive behind the craetion of Laravel was to have the simplicity and features of other languages like Python and Ruby On Rails. While Laravel is booming day by day it has some awesome faetures or we might call them “Killer Tools” that makes working with Laravel a charm.In this article we are going to list some of the Killer Tools Of Laravel which will make your web development process a cake walk.

Killer Tools Of Laravel For Awesome Web App Development

Killer Features and Tools Of Laravel
Killer Features and Tools Of Laravel

# -Eloquent ( ORM | Inbuilt | Free )

I have already explained a lot about Eloquent ORM in my previous Posts which you can find here (Why Laravel Is The Best Php Framework In 2018) . Eloquent is an ORM (Object-relational Mapping) is a programming technique that help in converting data between incompatible type systems into object-oriented programming languages.

# – Artisan ( Command Line | Inbuilt | Free )

Laravel has inbuilt lightweight command line tool known as Artisan. Using artisan you can create  Database Structure, Run migrations, find the relations beween the routes , can craete the repeatative things easily like craeting Controller, routes ,Models etc .

# – Blade Engine ( Template | Built-in | Free )

Laravel is based upon the Model -View- Controller architecture. Blade engine of Laravel serves as a cross between the syntax of Twig and .NET’s Razor template .This benefits the developers as they can simply create small yet expressive templates.

 # – Valet ( Development Tool | Install | Free )

Valet is a Laravel development environment for Mac minimalists. No Vagrant, no /etc/hostsfile. You can even share your sites publicly using local tunnels. Yeah, we like it too.

Laravel Valet configures your Mac to always run Nginx in the background when your machine starts. Then, using DnsMasq, Valet proxies all requests on the *.test domain to point to sites installed on your local machine.

# – Homestaed( Development Tool | Install| Free )

Just Like Valet which is for Mac , Homestaed is the development enviornment which comes in handy as Laravel requires you to work locally. Windows users who  faces some friction homestaed comes in for there rescue.

 # – Elixir ( Front End Build | Inbuilt  | Free )

Laravel Elixir provides a clean, fluent API for defining basic Gulp tasks for your Laravel application. Elixir supports common CSS and JavaScript pre-processors like Sass and Webpack. Using method chaining, Elixir allows you to fluently define your asset pipeline.

 #- Forge ( Deployment | Subscription | $15/month )

Working with Hosting providers like aws ,digital Ocean sometimes becomes a pain so Using Forge you can Choose between AWS, Digital Ocean, Linode, or even your own custom VPS. These are your servers, Forge just make it working them easy like Sunday morning.

# Conclusion

That’s was a quick glance at some of the add-ons and components that are popular in the Laravel ecosystem.Although there are plathora of other Tools and Features of the Laravel that waiting for to be explored.  Hopefully, that clears a few unclear things.For more details you can read the official documentation of here : Laravel Documentation .

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