Published On Jun. 20th 2017

What's New in Laravel 5.5: Automatic Package Discovery

Episode 5 Run Time 2:51

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If you've ever installed a Laravel package before, you most certainly were required to visit your `config/app.php` file to add a service provider and alias. This is what allows the package to bootstrap itself into your Laravel installation. In Laravel 5.5, however, packages can optionally perform these steps automatically. In this video, we'll update an existing Laracasts package to allow for this very thing.