Laravel: Up and Running

The Best Way to Get Started With Laravel

About the book

Laravel: Up and Running is targeted at capable developers who are looking to learn Laravel for the first time. It's clear, concise, and will get you up and running creating powerful and flexible apps in Laravel in no time.

About the author

Matt Stauffer
Matt Stauffer

Matt is the host of the Laravel Podcast and the Five-Minute Geek Show, blogs about Laravel and other development at, and is partner and technical director at Tighten Co.

Laravel Up & Running by Matt Stauffer

What's that animal?

O'Reilly (my publisher) has a series of books called the "Animal books," each of which has a drawing of an animal on the front—and this book is in that series. My animal is a Gemsbok, a type of antelope.