Learning Application Deployment with Laravel [Video]

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  • Get your environment "deployment-ready" and install helpful applications to ease the process
  • Choose the best deployment method for your project
  • Adopt common practices to deploy your application to different server environments
  • Understand how to deploy databases effectively
  • Explore cloud deployment with Heroku and Bluemix
  • Boost team productivity by implementing collaboration tools such as Slack and developing a deployment interface
  • Deploy a web application and incorporate a continuous deployment workflow by integrating Git

Deployment is a complex task in the software development cycle, and involves making careful decisions to ensure the optimal deployment solution is reached. With tons of options available to developers, making those decisions can be testing even before the physical process of deployment.

Learning Application Deployment with Laravel is a great introduction into the world of deployment. You’ll learn how to deploy a project as a team, deploy a project to different staging environments, and finally different ways to actually host your deployed application. At the end of the course, we look at a couple of ways to make what can be a flavorless process more lively, or maybe even fun!

We’ll start off by setting up our machine and getting familiar with the tools and code we’ll be using throughout the course. You’ll learn about interesting things such continuous deployment workflows, and an application’s life cycle. You’ll find out about the different types of staging environments you can set up for your users and your team. You’ll also discover when to use a cloud server over the traditional web hosting providers, how to handle a team, and see how tricky databases can be. Finally, we’ll close things up with some techniques to make deployment a little less painful.

Learning Application Deployment with Laravel will introduce you to and ground you in the basics of the many moving parts of a process that every developer has to eventually perform. This video course will rid any deployment phobias you may have, and teach you in a way that is fun and engaging. After going through these videos, you will be one step closer to being an all-star developer.

Style and Approach

Focused and on-point, this video course delivers clear, step-by-step treatments of a wide array of deployment options and techniques. In addition to deployment practices, this course offers several value-added solutions to make the deployment process as seamless and efficient as possible.

  • Understand the basics of deploying an application to multiple staging environments
  • Look at multiple ways to host your Laravel application, whether it’s in the cloud, through a hosting service, or on your own machine
  • Work through the logic and concepts that make up a great deployment workflow
  • Get to grips with the key software involved in deploying applications
Course Length 2 hours 36 minutes
ISBN 9781785288067
Date Of Publication 29 Dec 2015


James Dow

James Dow is a web designer and developer who graduated top of his class from Full Sail University. He’s been developing websites since he was 8 years old, but getting to where he is today has taken patience, commitment, and perseverance. As an IBM Design employee, James works relentlessly to help change the culture at IBM to be more focused on the user, and to back that up by designing and building experiences that everyone can enjoy. You might like to read his article for Sitepoint titled Deploying with Laravel and Git at http://www.sitepoint.com/deploy-website-using-laravel-git/