Laravel Collections Unraveled
Laravel Collections Unraveled
Laravel Collections Unraveled

Last updated on 2016-11-15

About the Book

In "Laravel Collections Unraveled" we are going to see just what is so amazing about this class by digging down under the hood to understand the full range of functions availalble, and create practical examples of each of them that we can use right away. In the process, we're going to perhaps improve our basic PHP skills a bit by getting more familiar with ArrayObjects, CachingIterators, IteratorAggregates and some other handy tools.

Table of Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. What are Collections?
  3. The functions - Array Mimicking
  4. The functions - Array Mechanics
  5. The functions - Array Wrappers
  6. The functions - Ways to sort
  7. The functions - Ways to filter
  8. The functions - Ways to loop, transform and misc. methods
  9. Support Collections vs. Eloquent Collections
  10. Appendix - What's New in Laravel 5.2
  11. Appendix - What's New in Laravel 5.3
  12. To be continued...

About the Author

Jeff Madsen
Jeff Madsen

Jeff Madsen is a Badger & developer living in Japan, where he codes, does technical reviews and runs a Laravel-centric newsletter between rice-farming and Japanese lessons.

His latest blog lessons and rants can be found at

About the Contributors

David Stanley
David Stanley

Technical Reviewer

A Big Thanks! to David Stanley ( @davidstanley01 ) for all his help editing and building my confidence to actually publish this.

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