Laravel: Code Happy
Laravel: Code Happy
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Laravel: Code Happy

Last updated on 2016-05-21

About the Book

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The book is a guide to Laravel aimed at beginners to the framework who already have some PHP experience. It is structured in the form of guides to core features and stand-alone tutorials. It was written by a core developer of the Laravel framework, and has the support of the framework author.

Please note that this is a publish in progress title, extra chapters may be added at a later date and it will be updated to support future versions of Laravel 3.x for free.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Errata
  • Feedback
  • Introduction
  • 1. Getting Started
    • 1.1 Method 1 Create a new VirtualHost
    • 1.2 Method 2 Symbolic link the public directory.
    • 1.3 Getting back on track..
  • 2. Project Structure
    • 2.1 Root Directory Structure
    • 2.2 Application Directory Structure
  • 3. Using Controllers
    • 3.1 Routing Controllers
    • 3.2 Passing Parameters
    • 3.3 Using Views
    • 3.4 RESTful Controllers
    • 3.5 The Base_Controller
    • 3.6 Advanced Routing
  • 4. Routes With Closures
    • 4.1 Closures
    • 4.2 Redirects and Named Routes
    • 4.3 Filters
    • 4.4 Route Groups
  • 5. Links and URLs
    • 5.1 Retrieving URLs
    • 5.2 Generating Links
  • 6. Forms
    • 6.1 Creating Forms
    • 6.2 Adding Labels
    • 6.3 Generating Inputs
    • 6.4 Generating Buttons
    • 6.5 Secret Inputs
    • 6.6 CSRF Token
    • 6.7 Form Macros
  • 7. Handling Input
    • 7.1 Request data
    • 7.2 Files
    • 7.3 Flash Data
  • 8. Validation
    • 8.1 Set up validation
    • 8.2 Errors
    • 8.3 Validation Rules
    • 8.4 Custom Error Messages
    • 8.5 Custom Validation Rules
    • 8.6 Validation Classes
  • 9. Migrations
    • 9.1 Database Setup
    • 9.2 Migrations
  • 10. Fluent Query Builder
    • 10.1 Retrieving Results
    • 10.2 Where Clauses
    • 10.3 Table Joins
    • 10.4 Ordering
    • 10.5 Limiting.. no Taking
    • 10.6 Skipping Results
    • 10.7 Aggregates
    • 10.8 Expressions
    • 10.9 ++ (or decrementing)
    • 10.10 Insert
    • 10.11 Update
    • 10.12 Delete
  • 11. Eloquent ORM
    • 11.1 Creating and using Eloquent Models
    • 11.2 Relationships
    • 11.3 Inserting Related Models
    • 11.4 Pivot Tables
    • 11.5 Eager Loading
    • 11.6 Setters and Getters
  • 12. Events
    • 12.1 Fire An Event
    • 12.2 Listen for an Event
    • 12.3 Events With Parameters
    • 12.4 Laravel Events
    • 12.5 Example Usage
  • 13. Blade Templates
    • 13.1 The Basics
    • 13.2 Logic
    • 13.3 Blade Layouts
  • 14. Authentication
    • 14.1 Setup
    • 14.2 Setting up the form
    • 14.3 Handling Login
    • 14.4 Protecting Routes
    • 14.5 Customisation
  • 15. The Blog Tutorial
    • 15.1 The Design
    • 15.2 Basic Setup
    • 15.3 Eloquent Models
    • 15.4 Routes
    • 15.5 Views
    • 15.6 Get Coding
    • 15.7 The Future
  • 16. Unit Testing
    • 16.1 Installation
    • 16.2 Creating a Test
    • 16.3 Running Tests
    • 16.4 Testing The Core
  • 17. Caching
    • 17.1 Setup
    • 17.2 Setting values
    • 17.3 Retrieving Values
    • 17.4 A better way
  • 18. Autoloading Classes
    • 18.1 Mappings
    • 18.2 Directory Mapping
    • 18.3 Namespace Mapping
    • 18.4 Mapping Underscores
  • 19. Configuration
    • 19.1 Creating new Configuration Files
    • 19.2 Reading Configuration
    • 19.3 Setting Configuration
  • 20. The IoC Container
    • 20.1 Registering Objects
    • 20.2 Resolving Objects
    • 20.3 Singletons
  • 21. Encryption
    • 21.1 One Way Encryption
    • 21.2 Two Way Encryption
  • 22. AJAX Content
    • 22.1 Page Template
    • 22.2 The Javascript
    • 22.3 Post Data
    • 22.4 JSON Responses
    • 22.5 Detecting an AJAX Request
  • 23. Debugging Applications
    • 23.1 Error Handler
    • 23.2 Error Configuration
    • 23.3 Logging
  • 24. The Future

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About the Editor

Dayle Rees
Dayle Rees

Dayle is a thirty-one-year-old software developer from Wales, UK. He was one of the first users of the Laravel framework. Deciding to share the joy of Laravel with the rest of the world, he wrote a series of technical books about the Laravel framework that are read by tens of thousands of developers worldwide.

Dayle has contributed to the Laravel framework, spoken at a number of conferences and meetups, and acted as an ambassador for Laravel since its inception.

Dayle writes books in a friendly, approachable language that is easily understood by newcomers to technology, foreign language speakers, and anyone who enjoys a little humour!

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