Laravel 5 Cookbook

Enhance Your Amazing Applications

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Book Description

If you're looking for a book that can help you to build amazing web applications, this is the book for you! Aimed at people who have some experience with Laravel, this cookbook has your back!

There are many proven code rich recipes for working with Laravel. Each recipe includes practical advice, tips and tricks for working with jQuery, AJAX, JSON, API, data persistence, complex application structure, modular PHP, testing, deployment and more.

Think about this book as a collection of all premium Laravel tutorials or the successor to the popular Learning Laravel 5 book.

Laravel 5 Cookbook also includes tested code that you can download and reuse in your own applications. You’ll save time, learn more about Laravel and other related technologies in the process.

We also have a forum for discussion and debate. You can freely ask any questions, provide your valuable feedback and help others.

It's time to discover Laravel more!


The projects in this book are intended to help people who have grasped the basics of PHP and HTML to move forward, developing more complex projects, using Laravel advanced techniques. The fundamentals of the PHP and Laravel are not covered, you will need to:

  • Read Learning Laravel 5 book. (optional)

  • Have a basic knowledge of PHP, HTML, CSS and Laravel.

  • Love Laravel.

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  • iPhone, iPad and Android Accessibility.

Book Structure

Note: This book is still under active development, that means some chapters and its content may change. The book also may have some errors and bugs. For any feedback, please send us an email. Thank you.

Chapter 1 - Back End Recipes

Building APIs and large applications using modern technologies can be a daunting task. In this chapter, you’ll learn best practices and modern techniques for back-end development, starting with an introduction to the command line and Git.

These complete, easy-to-use recipes show you how to use cookies, sessions, web storage and some popular Laravel packages. You’ll also learn about writing APIs and debugging techniques.

In addition to mastering the technologies, you’ll understand when they’re needed and how to use them.

Chapter 2 - Front End Recipes

Whether you are a beginner or intermediate web developer, if you wish to make good interactive web applications, then this chapter is for you.

In this chapter, you'll be getting some recipes about front-end web technologies and popular front-end tools. These recipes cover best practices and modern techniques for front-end development such as: integrating Twitter Bootstrap, AJAX loading, notifications, cropping images, file uploads and many more.

By the end, you should have a better understanding of how to work with AJAX, Jquery, front end frameworks and responsive design. You can apply these techniques to build beautiful applications and add that interactivity to any site you work on.

Chapter 3 - Deployment Recipes

After learning some tricky topics to successfully build a full stack application, it's time to deploy your app. This chapter contains some helpful recipes about working with Heroku, Digital Ocean, etc.

Deploy your applications blazingly fast using GIT and secret techniques are also discussed in the book!


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We're also looking for translators who can help to translate our book to other languages.

Feel free to contact us at [email protected]

Here is a list of our current translators:

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