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Laravel Secrets

Learn everything about the undocumented secrets in the popular Laravel framework, that makes you a better and more efficient developer.

«I've discovered several Laravel gems I wasn't aware of while reviewing the book. It's a good read for Laravel developers at all levels.»

Mohamend Said

Mohamed Said

Developer at Laravel

«Think you know everything about Laravel? Think again! Laravel Secrets is full of useful snippets that you'll soon be using every day.»

James Brooks

James Brooks

Developer at Laravel

«Laravel Secrets is a great book for learning and referencing really useful things within Laravel that are not well known or even documented.»

«The collection of common Laravel code snippets are worth the price alone. That means you’re getting the rest of the book for free.»

Why is it worth reading?

When we started using Laravel we found so many out of the box features. Over time, more features have been added at a pace which can be hard to keep up with. All these hidden features can make your life so much easier as a developer.

This book helps you discover these hidden features and shows how they can be applied to your application today. We will focus on the why and less on the how. The understanding of the why helps you make your own definitions on how to implement a feature when you're not sure how to start.

The most important things you'll learn

  • Focus on the why and less on the how
  • Deep dive into all the hidden features of models
  • Hidden features from the documentation you wished you found before
  • Laravel Eloquent and its hidden powers and improvements
  • Strategies on how to apply design patterns from the framework in your own projects
  • Getting the most out of your command line classes and making commands fun again
  • Lots of snippets you can apply immediately in your code base
  • Improve your development experience with more snippets

Get full access to the undocumented secrets.

About us – the Authors

My name is Stefan Bauer, located in Germany, Bavaria, more precisely Munich.

I'm the founder of PingPing.io - a simple website and SSL monitoring tool.

I have more than 15 years experience in development and building things. I am a public speaker. Next talks will be given in 2023 on Laracon India and Laracon EU.

My name is Bobby Bouwmann, located in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands.

I spend most of my free time on Laracasts to help other Laravel developers with their challenges.

I have been playing with Laravel for the past 5 years. I'm also a public speaker and have spoken on conferences like Laracon EU and Laracon US.

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Get a sneak peek of the book and what to expect. Just click the button below, and you receive an excerpt from the model chapter as well as a handful of snippets from the second half of the book.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this book for?

This book is intended for both beginners and advanced developers. The book is divided into two sections. A "deep dive" section where we go into the topics in great detail. There is also a "snippet" section where we provide you with ready to copy and paste snippets that solve everyday problems.

What do I get?

After you purchase Laravel Secrets, you will receive an email with a zip file. The zip file contains two PDFs for both the light and dark version of the book. You can read the PDF on any device.

Can I pay with PayPal?

Of course. We use Paddle as our payment provider. Just choose "PayPal" when checking out.

Can I get an invoice?

Sure! Paddle, our payment provider, always sends an invoice to your email address. You can enter your full address when you place your order, which will be shown on the invoice. Alternatively, you can change your address later, once you have received the invoice.

What about updates and do I have to pay for them?

Of course not! Our plan is to add new chapters or snippets regularly. You will be informed about these changes and you can download a new version. The updated version is of course free of charge.

I've another question, can you help me?

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