welcm take a quick look at some new features or important changes that you should be aware of whether creating a new project from scratch or updating an existing one.

laravel 5.8's new features

Laravel 5.8 will be released on Feb 26.


Here’s a few important updates coming to Laravel 5.8:

Email validation

dotenv 3.0

Mailables directory name change

New error page templates

Array and String helper functions are deprecated

Caching — ttl now in seconds instead of minutes

JSON values in MySQL

Carbon version 2 support

Nexmo and Slack Notification channels

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