What is Laravel used for ?
Laragon is a localhost program for Windows machines. In fact, I can say that it is used for Laravel developments. It comes with terminal and heidiSql ready. After installing your project folder in the www folder in Laragon, you can see your project when you enter it as projectname.test in your browser.
How to install Laragon ?
To install Laragon, you can access the github account of the producer of the larago from the link here. After clicking the link, you will reach Laragon 3.5, the latest version of Laragon. Here we download laragon-wamp.exe.
The reason for downloading Laragon Wamp is that programs such as Apache 2.4, MySQL 5.7, PHP 7.2, which are necessary to work in Laravel projects, are ready.
After downloading the Laragon-wamp.exe, you choose the language and decide where the project will be installed and the localhost extension will be “.test” or “.dev”. After the project is installed, you will see the red sign in the task bar indicating that the flag is passive.
When you click this sign, the interface of the tag will appear and when you press the button at the beginning, the Laragon will be active.
Now let’s get to the folder where the projects are installed. When you press the Root button on the right, the folder containing Laragon is displayed and there is a folder named www in this folder. This is the folder where we will install our projects. After installing our project here, it is necessary to open and close Laragon. Then, we come to our browser and write our project name with .test extension in the search section.