How to create a service provider in Laravel.
Install the Laravel installer.
Add support for Laravel in Netbeans so that you can get auto-completion and hints working.
A cheatsheet for using Laravel 5.
If you use netbeans like me and new to Laravel, you may get confused/frustrated by lack of autocomplete after typing Route:: This post explains what is going on and how you can fix this.
Set up a new Laravel project. Laravel is a popular PHP framework.