Laravel 4 Documentation
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Laravel 4 Documentation

About the Book

This is the e-book version of official Laravel 4 documentation written by the laravel.com folks. You can download PDF, EPub or MOBI versions for almost anykind of device that you might have. A very good companion for beginners and professionals. Download it now.

About the Editor

Faramarz Salehpour
Faramarz Salehpour

Faramarz is a PHP web developer who spends most of his time developing RESTful APIs to be used by custom made multiplatform apps. He's very interested in Linux and Unix based operating systems. He likes databases too.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    • Introduction
      • Laravel Philosophy
      • Learning Laravel
      • Development Team
      • Framework Sponsors
    • Laravel Quickstart
      • Installation
      • Routing
      • Creating A View
      • Creating A Migration
      • Eloquent ORM
      • Displaying Data
    • Contributing To Laravel
      • Introduction
      • Pull Requests
      • Coding Guidelines
  • Getting Started
    • Installation
      • Install Composer
      • Install Laravel
      • Server Requirements
      • Configuration
      • Pretty URLs
    • Configuration
      • Introduction
      • Environment Configuration
      • Maintenance Mode
    • Request Lifecycle
      • Overview
      • Start Files
      • Application Events
    • Routing
      • Basic Routing
      • Route Parameters
      • Route Filters
      • Named Routes
      • Route Groups
      • Sub-Domain Routing
      • Route Prefixing
      • Route Model Binding
      • Throwing 404 Errors
      • Routing To Controllers
    • Requests & Input
      • Basic Input
      • Cookies
      • Old Input
      • Files
      • Request Information
    • Views & Responses
      • Basic Responses
      • Redirects
      • Views
      • View Composers
      • Special Responses
    • Controllers
      • Basic Controllers
      • Controller Filters
      • RESTful Controllers
      • Resource Controllers
      • Handling Missing Methods
    • Errors & Logging
      • Error Detail
      • Handling Errors
      • HTTP Exceptions
      • Handling 404 Errors
      • Logging
  • Learning More
    • Cache
      • Configuration
      • Cache Usage
      • Increments & Decrements
      • Cache Sections
      • Database Cache
    • Events
      • Basic Usage
      • Wildcard Listeners
      • Using Classes As Listeners
      • Queued Events
      • Event Subscribers
    • Facades
      • Introduction
      • Explanation
      • Practical Usage
      • Creating Facades
      • Mocking Facades
    • Forms & HTML
      • Opening A Form
      • CSRF Protection
      • Form Model Binding
      • Labels
      • Text, Text Area, Password & Hidden Fields
      • Checkboxes and Radio Buttons
      • File Input
      • Drop-Down Lists
      • Buttons
      • Custom Macros
    • Helper Functions
      • Arrays
      • Paths
      • Strings
      • URLs
      • Miscellaneous
    • IoC Container
      • Introduction
      • Basic Usage
      • Automatic Resolution
      • Practical Usage
      • Service Providers
      • Container Events
    • Localization
      • Introduction
      • Language Files
      • Basic Usage
      • Pluralization
    • Mail
      • Configuration
      • Basic Usage
      • Embedding Inline Attachments
      • Queueing Mail
      • Mail & Local Development
    • Package Development
      • Introduction
      • Creating A Package
      • Package Structure
      • Service Providers
      • Package Conventions
      • Development Workflow
      • Package Routing
      • Package Configuration
      • Package Migrations
      • Package Assets
      • Publishing Packages
    • Pagination
      • Configuration
      • Usage
      • Appending To Pagination Links
    • Queues
      • Configuration
      • Basic Usage
      • Queueing Closures
      • Running The Queue Listener
      • Push Queues
    • Security
      • Configuration
      • Storing Passwords
      • Authenticating Users
      • Manually Logging In Users
      • Protecting Routes
      • HTTP Basic Authentication
      • Password Reminders & Reset
      • Encryption
    • Session
      • Configuration
      • Session Usage
      • Flash Data
      • Database Sessions
      • Session Drivers
    • Templates
      • Controller Layouts
      • Blade Templating
      • Other Blade Control Structures
    • Unit Testing
      • Introduction
      • Defining & Running Tests
      • Test Environment
      • Calling Routes From Tests
      • Mocking Facades
      • Framework Assertions
      • Helper Methods
    • Validation
      • Basic Usage
      • Working With Error Messages
      • Error Messages & Views
      • Available Validation Rules
      • Custom Error Messages
      • Custom Validation Rules
  • Database
    • Basic Database Usage
      • Configuration
      • Running Queries
      • Database Transactions
      • Accessing Connections
      • Query Logging
    • Query Builder
      • Introduction
      • Selects
      • Joins
      • Advanced Wheres
      • Aggregates
      • Raw Expressions
      • Inserts
      • Updates
      • Deletes
      • Unions
      • Caching Queries
    • Eloquent ORM
      • Introduction
      • Basic Usage
      • Mass Assignment
      • Insert, Update, Delete
      • Soft Deleting
      • Timestamps
      • Query Scopes
      • Relationships
      • Querying Relations
      • Eager Loading
      • Inserting Related Models
      • Touching Parent Timestamps
      • Working With Pivot Tables
      • Collections
      • Accessors & Mutators
      • Date Mutators
      • Model Events
      • Model Observers
      • Converting To Arrays / JSON
    • Schema Builder
      • Introduction
      • Creating & Dropping Tables
      • Adding Columns
      • Renaming Columns
      • Dropping Columns
      • Checking Existence
      • Adding Indexes
      • Foreign Keys
      • Dropping Indexes
      • Storage Engines
    • Migrations & Seeding
      • Introduction
      • Creating Migrations
      • Running Migrations
      • Rolling Back Migrations
      • Database Seeding
    • Redis
      • Introduction
      • Configuration
      • Usage
      • Pipelining
  • Artisan CLI
    • Artisan CLI
      • Introduction
      • Usage
    • Artisan Development
      • Introduction
      • Building A Command
      • Registering Commands
      • Calling Other Commands

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