Join Joseph Lowery for an in-depth discussion in this video Solution: Migrations and data, part of Laravel 4 Essential Training.
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(electronic tone)…- How'd you do?…Not a terribly taxing challenge, I know,…but hopefully you followed through…just to reinforce the migration know how a bit.…Let's walk through how I handled it.…So first step, you need to establish the migration.…We'll go to the command line and enter…php artisan migrate:make,…and I'm going to call this one add-alumni.…
Laravel creates the migration file for us…so we can go back to our code editor…and drop in the functions.…I'll open that up from the app database folder,…migrations sub-folder, and it looks like…it's the last one there.…Looks good, okay.…Let's go to our up function first,…and we'll drop in a Schema::table method.…We're addressing paintings,…that particular database table.…We'll call in a function.…
I'm going to call this newcolumn.…We want to address newcolumn and then tell it…what type of new column we want.…This is a boolean, and the Laravel syntax…is great because it's just what you'd expect,…nothing odd or out of sorts about it.…You're creating a boolean column,…
Need a quick dive into Laravel? Check out this short primer, Up and Running with Laravel.
- Installing Laravel and Composer
- Routing requests
- Filtering routes
- Incorporating advanced controllers
- Creating a basic Blade template
- Developing a layout with child pages and forms
- Integrating a database
- Creating tables via migrations
- Outputting data
- Building a Laravel app
- Authenticating users
- Deploying Laravel code
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Laravel
2. Fundamental Laravel Concepts
3. Outputting Laravel Code
4. Integrating Databases
5. Querying Data with Eloquent ORM
6. Building a Laravel App
7. Deploying Your Laravel Code
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