Reliese Laravel Model Generator
Reliese Laravel Model Generator aims to speed up the development process of Laravel applications by providing some convenient code-generation capabilities. The tool inspects your database structure, including column names and foreign keys, in order to automatically generate Models that have correctly typed properties, along with any relationships to other Models.
How does it work?
This package expects that you are using Laravel 5.1 or above.
You will need to import the
reliese/laravel package via composer:
It is recommended that this package should only be used on a local environment for security reasons. You should install it via composer using the --dev option like this:
composer require reliese/laravel --dev
models.php configuration file to your
config directory and clear the config cache:
php artisan vendor:publish --tag=reliese-models # Let's refresh our config cache just in case php artisan config:clear
Assuming you have already configured your database, you are now all set to go.
- Let's scaffold some of your models from your default connection.
php artisan code:models
- You can scaffold a specific table like this:
php artisan code:models --table=users
- You can also specify the connection:
php artisan code:models --connection=mysql
- If you are using a MySQL database, you can specify which schema you want to scaffold:
php artisan code:models --schema=shop
Customizing Model Scaffolding
To change the scaffolding behaviour you can make
config/models.php configuration file
fit your database needs. Check it out ;-)
1. Keeping model changes
You may want to generate your models as often as you change your database. In order
not to lose you own model changes, you should set
true in your
When you enable this feature your models will inherit their base configurations from base models. You should avoid adding code to your base models, since you will lose all changes when they are generated again.
Note: You will end up with two models for the same table and you may think it is a horrible idea to have two classes for the same thing. However, it is up to you to decide whether this approach gives value to your project :-)
For the time being, this package supports MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite databases. Support for other databases are encouraged to be added through pull requests.