Laravel is a new free open-source PHP web framework that made its arrival about 7 years ago in June 2011. Since then it has become one of the most popular PHP frameworks for developing web applications. As such, it is based on the MVC (Model View Controller) architectural pattern and Symfony. The first version Laravel 1.0 was released in June 2011 and the 5.6 version came in February this year. And now, the latest variant 5.7 is also on the roll in August 2018. The framework is said to get the bug fixes by February next year and implement the security-based fixes by August 2019.
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