Are you a PHP developer who wants to learn the best PHP framework, Laravel? Do you want to migrate to PHP 7 for developing robust feature-rich web applications? If yes, this Learning Path is for you.
Laravel is a web application framework with expressive and elegant syntax. Laravel attempts to take the pain out of development by easing tasks that are most commonly used in web projects. PHP 7 is based on the PHPNG, so the performance gains realized from PHP 7 are huge.
Although Laravel 5 works well with the previous versions of PHP, the combination of PHP 7 and Laravel 5 can be used to create faster websites.
Packt’s Video Learning Paths are a series of individual video products put together in a logical and stepwise manner such that video builds on the skills learned in the video before it.
This Learning Path starts with an introduction to PHP 7 and then moves on to exploring its new and advanced features. You will also get acquainted with the basic and advanced object-oriented programming concepts and techniques. Next, you will learn how to install Laravel on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. You will then be introduced to the directory structure of a Laravel application, as well as the third-party dependencies, packages, and installation with Composer. Moving ahead, you will learn about the Laravel MVC structure: routes, controllers, models, views, and templates. Finally, you will build a simple web application using the CRUD operations and basic validations.
By the end of this Learning Path, you will be able to build your own applications using PHP 7 and Laravel.
About the Authors:
For this course, we have combined the best works of these esteemed authors:
Hiren Dave is a software engineer, blogger, and consultant with over 9 years of professional experience. He writes code in number of languages. He has a passion for developing web apps, mobile apps, writing books, and blog articles about programming. He has a solid experience of startups, as he manages products for few startups. He is also passionate about researching and learning new technologies and trends. He has also authored a book Instant Sencha Touch, published by Packt.
- This Learning Path is for PHP developers who wish to learn the Laravel framework to develop robust and feature-rich web applications.
- Also, people who are working on older PHP versions and want to migrate to PHP 7 will find this Learning Path useful.