Full-Stack Vue.js 2 and Laravel 5

Learn to build professional full-stack web apps with Vue.js and Laravel About This Book * End-to-end guide on full-stack development with Vue.js 2 and Laravel 5 * Developing modern user interfaces with a component-based architecture * Using Webpack to improve applications performance and development workflow Who This Book Is For This book targets developers who are new to Vue.js, Laravel, or both, and are seeking a practical, best-practice approach to development with these technologies. What You Will Learn * Core features of Vue.js to create sophisticated user interfaces * Build a secure backend API with Laravel * Learn a state-of-the-art web development workflow with Webpack * Full-stack app design principles and best practices * Learn to deploy a full-stack app to a cloud server and CDN * Managing complex application state with Vuex * Securing a web service with Laravel Passport In Detail Vue is a JavaScript framework that can be used for anything from simple data display to sophisticated front-end applications and Laravel is a PHP framework used for developing fast and secure web-sites. This book gives you practical knowledge of building modern full-stack web apps from scratch using Vue with a Laravel back end. In this book, you will build a room-booking website named "Vuebnb". This project will show you the core features of Vue, Laravel and other state-of-the-art web development tools and techniques. The book begins with a thorough introduction to Vue.js and its core concepts like data binding, directives and computed properties, with each concept being explained first, then put into practice in the case-study project. You will then use Laravel to set up a web service and integrate the front end into a full-stack app. You will be shown a best-practice development workflow using tools like Webpack and Laravel Mix. With the basics covered, you will learn how sophisticated UI features can be added using ES+ syntax and a component-based architecture. You will use Vue Router to make the app multi-page and Vuex to manage application state. Finally, you will learn how to use Laravel Passport for authenticated AJAX requests between Vue and the API, completing the full-stack architecture. Vuebnb will then be prepared for production and deployed to a free Heroku cloud server.

Author: Anthony Gore

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