Simple Laravel CRUD with Resource Controllers

Creating, reading, updating, and deleting resources is used in pretty much every application. Laravel helps make the process easy using resource controllers. Resource Controllers can make life much easier and takes advantage of some cool Laravel routing techniques. Today, we'll go through the steps necessary to get a fully functioning CRUD application using resource controllers. For this tutorial, we will go through the process of having an admin panel to create, read, update, and delete (CRUD) a resource. Let's use nerds as our example. We will also make use of Eloquent ORM. This tutorial will walk us through: * Setting up the database and models * Creating the resource controller and its routes * Creating the necessary views * Explaining each method in a resource controller Table of ContentsGetting our Database ReadyEloquent Model for the NerdsCreating the ControllerSetting Up the RoutesThe ViewsMaking It All Work TogetherConclusion To get started, we will need the controll…