Join Joseph Lowery for an in-depth discussion in this video Updating and dropping tables, part of Laravel 4 Essential Training.
- Laravel Schema Builder has all the basics covered…when it comes to modifying an existing table,…or dropping it altogether.…Let's update the table created in the last lesson.…First, we're going to bring in a new column…so that we can track whether the artist…in question is an alumni member or not.…I'm going to set up, let me scroll down…a little bit here, make it easier to see.…I'm going to set up my schema class…with a table method that will adjust…a particular table.…
We're not creating the table anymore,…we're modifying it, and the table we're going…to address and modify is art.…Then a closure function, and I'm just going to call this…newcolumn to differentiate it from newtable.…And we're going to set that newcolumn…to a new type, or rather a type…I haven't introduced you to yet, the Boolean.…The Boolean in MySQL translates to a tiny int…so Laravel though you can just put it in as a boolean,…a yes or a no.…
So that's adding a new column.…What about removing one?…Let's say the client has determined…that we no longer need exhibition date,…
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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