Developing in Laravel

Adam Engebretson

Building an API for your Laravel Application with Lumen

Lumen is a "micro-framework" built on top of Laravel's components, and is the official micro-framework of Laravel. Lumen is built for speed, and is one of the fastest PHP micro-frameworks available - even significantly faster than similar frameworks such as Silex.

Forge-CLI, a Command Tool for Laravel Forge Servers

Laravel Forge has been out for just over two months now, and has gained outstanding popularity within the Laravel community, and has also attracted the attention of non-Laravel developers. It truly has done exactly what it was set out to do: "Super simple from download to deployment."

Installing MailCatcher in Laravel Homestead

MailCatcher runs a super simple SMTP server which catches any message sent to it to display in a web interface. Run mailcatcher, set your favourite app to deliver to smtp:// instead of your default SMTP server, then check out to see the mail that's arrived so far.

Laravel Forge - How Taylor Just Saved Us Hours Of Work

This week is Laracon 2014! Not only have the talks been amazing, and the hints to Laravel 4.2 been enticing, but the news has been outstanding! With Taylor's big announcement the centerfold of his Keynote, Laravel Forge is going to blow you away!

Just Over a Week to #Laracon 2014

With just over a week to Laracon 2014 in New York, people are starting to get excited! Our founder, Taylor Otwell, has had some tricks up his sleeve for a long while now. Furthermore, he's been teasing us pretty regularly; whether or not you have noticed might surprise you!