Laravel: From Apprentice To Artisan
Laravel: From Apprentice To Artisan
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Laravel: From Apprentice To Artisan

Last updated on 2013-09-04

About the Book

Laravel: From Apprentice To Artisan

Written by the creator of Laravel, this is the definitive guide to advanced application development with Laravel 4. Learn about dependency injection, interfaces, service providers, SOLID design, and more while exploring practical, real-world code examples. Whether you're building a robust, large application with the Laravel framework, or just want to sharpen your software design chops, this book will be of great value to you and your team.

About the Author

Taylor Otwell
Taylor Otwell

Taylor Otwell is the creator of the popular Laravel PHP framework, and has a strong interest in software craftsmanship and design. His framework, Laravel, has become one of the most popular open-source PHP projects in the world, and is used by thousands of developers to rapidly build robust web applications.

Table of Contents

  • Author’s Note
  • Dependency Injection
    • The Problem
    • Build A Contract
    • Taking It Further
    • Too Much Java?
  • The IoC Container
    • Basic Binding
    • Reflective Resolution
  • Interface As Contract
    • Strong Typing & Water Fowl
    • A Contract Example
    • Interfaces & Team Development
  • Service Providers
    • As Bootstrapper
    • As Organizer
    • Booting Providers
    • Providing The Core
  • Application Structure
    • Introduction
    • MVC Is Killing You
    • Bye, Bye Models
    • It’s All About The Layers
    • Where To Put “Stuff”
  • Applied Architecture: Decoupling Handlers
    • Introduction
    • Decoupling Handlers
    • Other Handlers
  • Extending The Framework
    • Introduction
    • Managers & Factories
    • Cache
    • Session
    • Authentication
    • IoC Based Extension
    • Request Extension
  • Single Responsibility Principle
    • Introduction
    • In Action
  • Open Closed Principle
    • Introduction
    • In Action
  • Liskov Substitution Principle
    • Introduction
    • In Action
  • Interface Segregation Principle
    • Introduction
    • In Action
  • Dependency Inversion Principle
    • Introduction
    • In Action

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