Laravel is one of the most powerful PHP Framework nowadays, it will save your time and effort to make a web application. Laravel has shaken up the PHP community in a big way – especially when you consider that version
5.2 of Laravel. Using Laravel, you can build and maintain high quality web applications with minimal fuss.
Of course Laravel offical has its own document to guide you how to install, but it seems not really easy to follow due to lack of some steps, maybe because you must collect from 4.2 to 5.2, so this article will help you focus on the latest version 5.2
Laravel Homestead is an official, pre-packaged Vagrant box that provides you a wonderful development environment without requiring you to install PHP, HHVM, a web server or any other server software on your local machine. No more worrying about messing up your operating system. Vagrant boxes are completely disposable if something goes wrong, you can destroy and re-create the box in minutes!
Homestead runs on any Windows, Mac, or Linux system, and includes the Nginx web server, PHP 7.0, MySQL, Postgres, Redis, Memcached, Node, and all of the other goodies you need to develop amazing Laravel applications.
If you are using Windows, you may need to enable hardware virtualization (VT-x). It can usually be enabled via your BIOS.
- Ubuntu 14.04
- PHP 7.0
- Node (With PM2, Bower, Grunt, and Gulp)