Laravel for Django developers, part 3

By | January 20, 2018

During the last day of Christmas break I’ve spent a few hours trying to pick up Laravel again, from the beginning.

I remember I blogged about Laravel back in 2016 (time flies!), and reading them again, I am surprised that what I thought back in 2016 still applies today.

Today I am going to talk about some black magic I’ve encountered writing a test blog project. The bit that filling out the blog form and validating the data. Normally, when a form is posted to an URL, the controller validates the form data and throws validation exceptions if form is not validated, then the controller can redirect the browser back to the form along some error data to be displayed on the form. In Laravel, the redirecting back to the form is automatically done for you and somehow the view magically has the ‘errors’ variable in context.

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