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Top Laravel resources that help you to learn Laravel in 2020

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Last updated: Nov 5, 2020

Official Websites

A list of official Laravel places

Tutorials, Guides & Communities

Places that you can visit to learn about Laravel

Laravel Helpful Websites

Websites and tools that you can use to improve your code

Social Websites

Laravel social websites

Laravel Book

Good Laravel books

Laravel Books

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Laravel Tutorials

Good Laravel tutorials

Laravel 5 Tutorials

Laravel Utilities

Media & Document Management

Integration with Javascript
Databases, ORMs, Migrations & Seeding
  • Algolia Search - Integrates the Algolia Search API to the Laravel Eloquent ORM
  • Elasticquent - Elasticsearch for Eloquent models
  • Plastic - Fluently mapping and searching Elasticsearch
  • Laravel Search - Unified API for Elasticsearch, Algolia, and ZendSearch
  • SearchIndex - Store and retrieve objects from Algolia or Elasticsearch
  • Searchable - Trait that adds a simple search function to Eloquent models
  • TNTSearch - A fully featured full text search engine written in PHP
  • TNTSearch driver - Driver for Laravel Scout search package based on TNTSearch
  • Laravel-Searchy - Fuzzy search, basic string matching, Levenshtein Distance
  • ApiGuard - Allow API authentication with API keys
  • Dingo API - Multi-purpose toolkit for developing RESTful APIs
  • Laravel CORS - Add CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing) headers support
  • Laravel Fractal - Output complex, flexible, AJAX/RESTful data structures with Fractal
  • Laravel GraphQL - Supports Relay, eloquent models, validation and GraphiQL
  • Lighthouse - An up and coming GraphQL library for Laravel
  • Laravel Responder - Build custom API responses with Fractal
Tasks, Commands and Scheduling
  • Dispatcher - Scheduler for Artisan commands
  • Elixir - Node (NPM) package to run Gulp tasks
  • Mix - Fluent API for defining basic webpack build steps
  • Envoy - SSH Task Runner
Third-party Service Integration


Development Setup

  • Homestead - Official Vagrant box for Laravel
  • Valet - Development environment for Mac users
  • Valet Linux - Development environment for Linux users
  • LaraDock - Run Laravel on Docker (Like Homestead but for Docker instead of Vagrant)
  • LaraEdit Docker - Homestead environment in a single Docker container
  • Laragon - Isolated development environment on Windows
  • Stacker - The environment for local web development on Docker
  • Devilbox - A dockerized and general-purpose LAMP/MEAN stack for every PHP version
  • Vessel - Simple Docker development environments for Laravel
  • Lando - A local development environment tool built on Docker

Application Hosting

Application Deployment

  • Deployer - A deployment tool with support for Laravel out of the box
  • Envoyer - Zero down-time Deployer for PHP & Laravel projects
  • Rocketeer - Task runner and deployment package

Code Snippets




Starter Projects

Codebases for Reference

  • Cachet - Status page system for websites and APIs
  • Deployer - Application deployment system
  • GitScrum - Task management with Git and Scrum
  • Invoice Ninja - Invoicing, expenses, & time-tracking application
  • Koel - Personal music streaming server
  • Laravel.io - Source for the Laravel.io Community Portal
  • Attendize - Ticket selling and event management platform
  • Antvel - Ecommerce platform
  • Jigsaw - Static site generator
  • Canvas - A Laravel Publishing Platform
  • Vuedo - Vuedo is blog platform, built with Laravel and Vue.js
  • Screeenly - Create website screenshots through an API
  • Voten - A real-time social bookmarking for the 21st century
  • Monica - Personal relationship management system
  • Snipe-IT - IT asset/license management system
  • Akaunting - Accounting software for small businesses and freelancers
  • Torch - Examples of using each Illuminate component in non-Laravel applications
  • Pixelfed - A free and ethical photo sharing platform, powered by ActivityPub federation

Content Management Systems



Local User Groups


Hosted Development Tools


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