Laravel is a free, open-source PHP web framework, created by Taylor Otwell and intended for the development of web applications which means developing websites and mobile applications. Laravel follows the model–view–controller (MVC) architectural pattern and based on Symfony. Some of the features of Laravel are a modular packaging system with a dedicated dependency manager, different ways for accessing relational databases, utilities that aid in application deployment and maintenance, and its orientation toward syntactic sugar. Laravel is an amazing framework for developing world-class websites such as E-commerce websites, Job Portals, and User Interactive Websites.
What is Laravel, why is it so popular?
As we have already known that Laravel is an open-source PHP web framework, which means, any program whose source code is made available for use or modification as users or other developers see fit. Open-source software is usually developed as a public collaboration and made freely available.
It is employed for building high-end web applications using its significant and graceful syntaxes. Laravel has a robust collection of tools and provides application architecture. Moreover, it includes various characteristics of technologies like ASP.NET MVC, CodeIgniter, Ruby on Rails, and a lot more. This framework is an open-source framework.
All the codes are pre-coded which facilitates developers by saving huge time and helps reduce thinking and planning to develop the entire website from the beginning. Hence it is very popular among web developers.
Features of Laravel
- Routing controllers
- Configuration management
- Authentication and authorization of users Modularity
- ORM (Object Relational Mapper) features Provides template engine
- Building schemas E-mailing facilities
What are the advantages of Laravel?
Unlike CMS like Drupal or WordPress, Laravel gives you full control over your application. In Laravel everything is done in code, unlike Drupal or Joomla, for example, where you can create functional websites without writing a single line of code or without even knowing what PHP is. Simply put, a CMS is an app that comes with basic functionalities and is built on top of a framework. Laravel is a framework and it’s used to build apps, including CMS platforms.
The Laravel is such a powerful framework which has many advantages, The advantages are as follows:
- Full control over your application.
- Easier Payment Gateway customization.
- Handles Large requests and acknowledges the users.
- Faster Websites.
- Security from online Threats.
- Smooth Development