In fact, Laravel supports a bunch of handy methods that can handle form creation with ease. We are going to explore these methods.
Laravel has awesome methods to retrieve, change, create and store request data. It allows you to handle both
$_POST data and store in session or cookies. Let’s look at some methods of accessing request data.
We have discovered eloquent fetching methods in previous parts. It’s time to fine tune query constraints as they add custom rules to our queries.
We discussed later how to retrieve rows as objects and perform basic CRUD methods on them. Well,there are other good tasks that eloquent can perform. Let’s discuss some of them and the rest will be discussed in subsequent parts.
Laravel is a MVC PHP framework so it ships with its own ORM component called “Eloquent”. Eloquent will take care of records retrieval for us. We don’t have to write any SQL line. Let’s explore eloquent basic CRUD methods .
In Laravel Migrations Part1 ,I discussed how to create ,run and update your migrations. It seems you need more and fortunately laravel still have many features to enhance your application migrations. Let’s explore some of them.
After building your database schemas ,You should be searching if laravel could give some help and run these schemas .Fortunately laravel migrations come in handy. Laravel use custom table to keep track of all migrations that have already run for your application. You know what ?Let’s create a new migration.