Laravel Ecosystem Jargon

Laravel, as a framework, has grown slowly but strongly since its inception and so is its ecosystem. The ecosystem here is all the packages/products that are built by the Laravel team which revolves around the original Laravel framework. This includes open-source packages and premium/paid products.

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How to pull GitHub repositories as Composer packages in PHP

Sometimes there comes a scenario when you might want to pull the composer package’s GitHub repository as the composer package itself. This can be useful in situations where you want to upgrade something but because one of the dependencies is still not compatible with the current version of the software.

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Class based model factories in Laravel 8

The model factories in Laravel are a great way of seeding some fake data in the database for testing purposes which I’ve discussed in this article. While the previous implementation was great, Laravel 8 has given model factories a major overhaul and it makes them even better!

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