PHP concepts to learn before diving into Laravel 5

Published 3rd December 2014

Laravel is an awesome framework for PHP and I have been using the upcoming version 5 (currently in alpha) for some time now. Being a big, powerful framework Laravel has always suffered from a steep learning curve, and the update from 4 to 5 is no different.

So to help remedy the steep climb that is required in learning how to use Laravel, here are some PHP concepts that Laravel uses heavily that I recommend reading up on before you dive in:

Hopefully some of that info will help you on your way. If you want to dive a bit deeper into Laravel 5 I can recommend the Laracasts — What’s New in Laravel 5.0 series, full of helpful info and tips.