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Laravel 5 Essentials

By : Martin Bean
Book Image

Laravel 5 Essentials

By: Martin Bean

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Laravel 5 Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Inspecting and interacting with your application

With the route:list command, you can see at a glance which URLs your application will respond to, what their names are, and if any middleware has been registered to handle requests. This is probably the quickest way to get acquainted with a Laravel application that someone else has built.

To display a table with all the routes, all you have to do is enter the following command:

$ php artisan route:list

For example, the following is what the application we built in Chapter 3, Your First Application, looks like:


In some applications, you might see /{v1}/{v2}/{v3}/{v4}/{v5} appended to particular routes. This is because the developer has registered a controller with implicit routing, and Laravel will try to match and pass up to five parameters to the controller.

Fiddling with the internals

When developing your application, you will sometimes need to run short, one-off commands to inspect the contents of your database, insert some data into it...