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High Performance with Laravel Octane

By : Roberto Butti
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Book Image

High Performance with Laravel Octane

5 (2)
By: Roberto Butti

Overview of this book

Laravel Octane is a very powerful component in the Laravel ecosystem that can help you achieve remarkable app performance. With Laravel Octane, you will find tools (queues, cache, and tables) that facilitate a new asynchronous approach for improving application performance. This book highlights how Laravel Octane works, what steps to take in designing an application from the start, what tools you have at your disposal, and how to set up production environments. It provides complete coverage of the strategies, tools, and best practices to make your apps scalable and performant. This is especially important as optimization is usually the overlooked part in the application development lifecycle. You will explore the asynchronous approach in Laravel and be able to release high-performing applications that have a positive impact on the end-user experience. By the end of this book, you will find yourself designing, developing, and releasing high-performance applications.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Part 1: The Architecture
Part 2: The Application Server
Part 3: Laravel Octane – a Complete Tour
Part 4: Speeding Up

Building a Laravel Octane Application

In the previous chapters, we focused on installing, configuring, and using some of the features provided by Laravel Octane. We looked at the difference between Swoole and RoadRunner, the two application servers supported by Laravel Octane.

In this chapter, we will focus on each feature of Laravel Octane to discover its potential and understand how it can be used individually.

The goal of this chapter is to analyze the functionality of Laravel Octane in a realistic context.

To do that, we will build a sample dashboard application covering several aspects, such as configuring the application, creating the database table schema, and generating initial data.

Then, we will go on to implement specific routes for dashboard delivery and implement the data retrieval logic in the controller and the query in the model.

Then we will create a page in the sample dashboard application, where we will collect information from multiple queries. When...