For those out there that are new to using the Laravel framework and are a bit lost in trying to figure out its structure, Laravel News has just the article for you. In this new tutorial they give you an overview of the Laravel codebase and how you should structure your applications to keep everything organized.
Getting started in a new codebase can be very overwhelming, even more so if you are new to programming. So where do you start? Where are the places to look to learn the most about a codebase? Let’s take a look at few common areas for Laravel.
They start by talking about project documentation and how it can play a vital role in the on-boarding of developers new to the application. From there the post goes on to talk about the
composer.json configuration, route configurations, service providers, tests and some additional tooling. For each item there's a paragraph or two explaining its place in a Laravel application and, in some cases, links to other resources for more information.