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When we talk about Laravel, we need to talk about Eloquent as well. The ORM, Eloquent, is one of Laravel's best components, and one of the main reasons why Laravel became so popular. But let's be honest: It is complex and huge! Today we break it down together and find out how Laravel makes working with databases as comfortable as possible.
When people discuss Laravel, they often talk about a feature called Facades. There is probably no part of Laravel that divides opinions as Facades do. Thus, we face a black and white scenario: People love or hate them. The root of the problem is that some don't comprehend how Facades work. Let's go and see with our own eyes how to use Facades, how not to use them, how to test them and more.
Every adventurer knows: You shouldn't interfere with powers you don't understand! When we deal with Laravel's core, we first need to talk about the Laravel Request Life-Cycle. Being a fundamental part of Laravel, we need it all the time. It's responsible for everything that happens: from a request to your Laravel application until the response gets returned to the browser. We will go through the main entry point of our application, the Kernel, and the Router.
Christoph does a great job of walking through the Laravel framework in a way that is approachable and accessible to those who have never dug under the hood. It’s important to be familiar with your tools, and this is a great place to start when learning how Laravel is put together.