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Published on Sep 2nd, 2019

PHP generators can be confusing to understand. Why and when would I reach for them? The easiest answer to this question is when you're working with very large datasets. A generator allows us to circumvent memory limit concerns by iterating over data without first building up a large array in memory.

As of Laravel 6, generators are now used when lazy-loading collections.

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