Installing Laravel Debugbar For Easy Debugging Laravel 5

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.

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