About This Course

Get an introduction to the course and an overview of the topics and takeaway skills.

Laravel framework

Laravel is a robust and vital framework for creating web applications. It has a diverse range of powerful features and is simple to learn and use. Laravel is a fantastic choice if we’re looking for a framework to create our next web application. In addition to the reasons already mentioned, Laravel is important because it’s a well-maintained framework. The Laravel team regularly releases new features and updates, ensuring that Laravel remains a useful and powerful framework.

Specifications

This course will cover topics such as Model-View-Controller (MVC) design patterns, Artisan commands, database migrations, Laravel routes, views, controllers, models, authentication and authorization, CRUD operations, file uploads and downloads, integrating payment gateways, and building an e-commerce website.

The appendix section will include instructions for installing Laravel and Composer dependencies, as well as the installation and configuration of Stripe.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of PHP syntax and how it works during web development is required. Additionally, object-oriented programming (OOP) is a basic programming paradigm in the configuration of a framework, so understanding it is important.

Takeaway skills

At the end of the course, learners will have the following skills:

  • Design patterns and MVC: Learners will gain a basic understanding of design patterns. This will provide them with an overview of MVC’s importance and its work in web development. This will make it easy for them to develop and maintain complex applications.

  • Understanding the Laravel framework: Learners will get a detailed technical introduction to the Laravel framework.

  • Database migrations: Learners will be able to handle database schemes with the help of database migrations.

  • CRUD operations: CRUD operators constitute the basic building blocks to learning any language. At the end of this course, learners will be able to implement CRUD operations.

  • File handling: Learners will be taught how to handle file uploads and downloads in Laravel, including validation, storage, and retrieval of files.

  • Web security implementation: Protecting learners’ data can’t be ignored in any software-based application. Learners will familiarize themselves with the best practices in web security, including handling user input securely and protecting against common vulnerabilities like SQL injection.

  • Building an e-commerce website: Learners will learn how to build an e-commerce website using Laravel, covering inventory management, order management, payment gateway implementation, shopping cart functionality, and customer account management.

Intended audience

The target audience for this Laravel course includes:

  • Beginner web developers

  • Students

  • Freelancers and aspiring entrepreneurs

  • PHP web developers

Goals of the course

  • The course will provide novice web developers with a comprehensive understanding of the Laravel framework and its key components. This includes authentication and authorization, CRUD operations, file handling, and integration with payment gateways.

  • The course will develop learners’ e-commerce website-building skills using Laravel, covering inventory management, order management, shopping cart functionality, and customer account management.

  • The course will also teach web developers how to maintain web security and mitigate risks.