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Getting Started with Laravel 4 by Raphaël Saunier

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Chapter 7. Architecting Ambitious Applications

Now that you have had the first taste of most of Laravel's main components, we will take a second look at their more advanced capabilities and how you can use them when writing larger applications. You will find that as your application grows in size and complexity, you will not have to sacrifice the structure and readability of your code.

In the next couple of pages, you will learn how to:

  • Split up your routes into controllers and resources
  • Write more complex and efficient queries with Eloquent
  • Use different configuration settings depending on where the application runs
  • Include your own PHP classes and functions
  • Use Laravel's automatic JSON serialization and deserialization features

By the end of this chapter, ...

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