The Laravel Debugbar by Barry vd. Heuvel is a package that allows you to quickly and easily keep tabs on your application during development. With a simple installation and powerful features, theDebugbar package is one of the cornerstone packages for Laravel.
In your Laravel 5 project require the package:
composer require barryvdh/laravel-debugbar
Next open config/app.php and inside the ‘providers’ array add:
If you want to use the facade to log messages, add this to your facades in app.php:
‘Debugbar’ => Barryvdh\Debugbar\Facade::class,
Now as long as your app is in debug mode the bar will already be loading showing some nice stats about the page you are viewing.