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The purpose of this article is to get your started with Laravel. This article assumes that you already have setup your development environment (LEMP/LAMP) and composer. I prefer Laravel Valet+ on MacOS. Similar tools exist for both Windows and Linux users. Details about setting up development environment and other required tools is beyond the scope of this article.
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Fire up your favorite terminal and type the following
$ composer global install laravel/installer
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Whip a new Laravel application using the following command laravel new ThisWillRockYourWorld
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Open your favorite browser to navigate to your project url based on your setup. For e.g. ThisWillRockYourWorld.dev Or, localhost/ThisWillRockYourWorld
Feel Awesome. You Rock.