Laravel is an open-source MVC framework for PHP. It is a simple and elegant toolkit to create full-featured web applications. It reuses the existing components of different frameworks which helps in creating a web application. Laravel was created by Taylor Otwell.
Laravel offers a rich set of functionalities that includes the basic features of PHP frameworks like CodeIgniter, Yii, and other programming languages like Ruby on Rails.
Laravel offers the following key features which make it a perfect choice for designing web applications −
- Configuration Management
- Query Builder and ORM
- Template Engine