Laravel is a prominent member of a new generation of web frameworks. It is a free, open-source PHP web framework, created by Taylor Otwell back in 2011 and intended for the development of web applications following the model–view–controller (MVC) architectural pattern and based on Symfony.
Laravel is use for small and medium size web application. Some of the features of Laravel are a modular packaging system with a dedicated dependency manager, different ways for accessing relational databases, utilities that aid in application deployment and maintenance, and its orientation toward syntactic sugar.
Laravel offers you the following advantages, when you are designing a web application based on it −
The web application becomes more scalable, owing to the Laravel framework.
Considerable time is saved in designing the web application, since Laravel reuses the components from other framework in developing web application.
It includes namespaces and interfaces, thus helps to organize and manage resources.