Laravel New Project

2018-08-27 11:08:01 laravel-new

Laravel study continues. I am going to redo my art website ( in Laravel to pick up the basics. I'm using a Debian 8 virtual machine and so I'm practicing with Laravel 5.3 for PHP5. Here are some notes for reference.

If you have more up-to-date stuff you might want a different technique.

Install composer and all required dependencies for your system.
If Laravel isn't installed yet: composer global require "laravel/installer" and update PATH var.
Create new project for php5 composer create-project laravel/laravel ltest "5.3.*" --prefer-dist
Go into the project directory and php artisan serve. Now you can see the project running at
Go into resources/views/welcome.blade.php and change something to ensure it's working.
In config/database.php you can set up database details.
Move ".env.example" to ".env" and config for database.
Run php artisan make:auth and php artisan migrate to make user registration
Goto to see it working.

That's it! Now you can start making routes and views for your app.


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