You’ve probably already heard about the Artisan command line tool since you’re started getting into the Laravel Framework.
You can notice in the directory of every Laravel installation a file called artisan. This is a powerful tool which can optimize your work with this powerful new framework.
To make usage of this powerful tool you’ll have to have SSH installed. Here are a few articles about the SSH setup
You can create new controllers automatically only with one command:
$ php artisan controller:make PostController
You can also inspect the way routes are set and functioning on your application:
$ php artisan routes
You can even add third-party artisan commands.
Let us introduce you to a powerful set of third-party commands – JeffreyWay’s Laravel 4 Generators.
Here’s a link to GitHub: github.com/JeffreyWay/Laravel-4-Generators
You can easily guess what their functionality is from their names:
There are installation instructions in the GitHub Readme and a video tutorial from the creator:
You can also contact WebHostFace to have your SSH turned on and see for yourself how Artisan may help you being more productive with Laravel!
There’s even a Sublime Text plugin for Jeffrey’s commands. 🙂