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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

Chapter 7. Authentication and Security

In this chapter, we will improve the application we built in Chapter 3, Your First Application, by adding a simple authentication mechanism and addressing any security issues with the existing code base. In doing so, you will learn about:

  • Configuring and using the authentication service

  • Middleware and how to apply it to specific routes

  • Data validation and form requests

  • The most common security vulnerabilities in web applications

  • How Laravel can help you write more secure code