The Ultimate Laravel Pair: Factories and Faker for Dynamic Data For the last two articles, we went through an introduction of the Faker library and the Factory concept in Laravel. We worked on the User model, which was already created for us, but we haven’t looked at actually creating our own Factory. Laravel — P31: Faker To create a Factory, we first need to create a model. We’ll create a new model and factory at the same time. # php artisan make:model Car -mf INFO Model [app/Models/Car.php] created successfully. INFO Factory [database/factories/CarFactory.php] created successfully. INFO Migration [database/migrations/2023_01_16_162646_create_cars_table.php] created successfully. This command will generate a model Car  with

Enhancing Laravel Data with Faker: Realistic Testing Made Easy What’s a faker? It’s exactly as it sounds. You’re trying to fake something. Instead of coming up with the data yourself, you simply state, “Faker, give me a unique random email address,” and faker spits it out for you. In Laravel, Faker is a library that generates fake data for testing purposes. It can be used to generate random names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and other types of fake data that can be used to populate databases and test applications. Laravel — P30: Factories You can start using the faker library automatically. The Faker