Laravel – Overview


Laravel Introduction

Laravel is an MVC framework with bundles, migrations, and Artisan CLI. Laravel offers a robust
set of tools and an application architecture that incorporates many of the best features of
frameworks like CodeIgniter, Yii, ASP.NET MVC, Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, and others.

Laravel is an Open Source framework. It has a very rich set of features that will boost the
speed of Web Development. If you are familiar with Core PHP and Advanced PHP, Laravel will
make your task easier. It will save a lot of time if you are planning to develop a website from
scratch. Not only that, but the website built in Laravel is also secure. It prevents the various
attacks that can take place on websites.


Laravel offers the following key features:

=> Modularity
=> Testability
=> Routing
=> Configuration management
=> Query builder and ORM (Object Relational Mapper)
=> Schema builder, migrations, and seeding
=> Template engine
=> E-mailing
=> Authentication
=> Redis
=> Queues
=> Event and command bus

List of abbreviations

=> MVC Model, View and Control
=> WAMP Windows, Apache, MySQL, and PHP
=> PHP Personal Home Page
=> DBMS Database Management System
=> SQL Structured Query Language
=> MySQL My Structured Query Language
=> ORM Object Relational Mapper
=> Apache Apache HTTP Server
=> HTTP HyperText Transfer Protocol
=> CRUD Create, Read, Update and Delete
=> CSRF Cross-Site Request Forgery
=> HTML HyperText Markup Language
=> CSS Cascading Style Sheets
=> JSON JavaScript Object Notation
=> URL Uniform Resource Locator
=> XML Extensible Markup Language
=> API Application Programming Interface
=> UI User Interface

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