on 01 January 19
Laravel, currently, is one of the most popular PHP frameworks. Laravel simplifies the development process, and it's the primary reason why it is
highly preferred choice for enterprise app development.
This open source PHP framework lessens the costs of development. Laravel simplifies and makes the coding process structured. Due to
greater degree of flexibility, applications with Laravel can be created in a very short period of time.
Last month, Laravel 5.5, was released and it is being seen as a promising opportunity in the web development sphere with improvements, updates, various new features, and life-long support.
Embracing the eminent MVC - Model View Controller paradigm, PHP developers, get the benefits of this platform deliver a test-driven approach. The new version of Laravel offers long-term support which simply means that for the upcoming two years for bug fixes and three years for the removal of holes related to security will be supported.
Below are the few of the outstanding features of new Laravel release - Laravel 5.5, that are very beneficial for enterprise web development.
Introducing Laravel Horizon
Laravel Horizon, a software tool controls and monitors the queues with an excellent dashboard and a code based configuration. It keeps a check of queues from the web dashboard to set alerts and notifications whenever something functions wrong or does not work as it is supposed to.
Automatic Package Discovery
Packages will be discovered automatically in Laravel 5.5 as it was not in the earlier versions where various steps were needed to install a package. Furthermore, facades will be separated from authentic service providers and will get automatically registered.
API Resource Classes
API resource classes will simplify the API developments as writing conversion for
model to JSON will not be needed then. The API resource classes will simplify by changing the Eloquent model objects to their counter JSON representation.
Console Commands Automatic Registration
The new version of Laravel - Laravel 5.5 employs the load method by which then it is simpler to scan a directory, detect and register console commands that already exist in it. In the commands method of the Kernel, load method is called.
Sequential Job Chaining
Job Chaining defines the sequence in which the jobs that are queued gets completed. Even a single job in the sequence fails, the processing gets stopped there and then, and the following jobs in the job chaining will not get execute.
Some more new and fascinating features and updates in
laravel 5.5 are Time Based Job Attempts, Trusted Proxy Integration, Validation Rule Objects, On-Demand Notifications, etc. These features are very promising and yields positive outcomes for both developers and the enterprises in web development.
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