Lumen is a “micro-framework” built on top of Laravel’s components created by Taylor Otwell who is also responsible for Laravel.

It has been designed to develop micro services like small application or web service. It has been developed for speed. In Lumen Symfony’s Routing component which has been used by Laravel replaced by fast-route to enhance performance. You can check more cool features here.

In this tutorial, we’ll implement a simple RESTful API. This API based on storing and showing book information.