Laravel has been one of the most prevalent PHP frameworks for a long time now. It is adaptable, scalable, versatile, and has become one of the in fact the systems for engineers and companies working with PHP. Now, Laravel 9 is on it’s way, with a number of new features. There’s no surprise that Laravel has become one of the leading PHP frameworks for building endeavor review web applications, custom and robust applications.Laravel always aims to make the development process smoother and faster; So, they are continuously seeking out new releases with new functionalities, features, advancements, and much more. Laravel has gone through several updates.
Its features and functionalities have developed so well that it has ended up being the go-to PHP system for web application development.
Initially scheduled to be released by September 2021, Laravel 9 was pushed to January 2022, making it the first long-term bolster (LTS) release to be introduced following the 12-month release cycle. Let’s discuss all the new Laravel 9 features and updates that have been announced so far.
Laravel 9 is said to be the first Long Term Support released in a 12-month release cycle and this was initially announced to be released by September 2021. However, it was later decided to push it to January 2022.
Laravel has system dependencies in different community-driven and Symfony 9 libraries, and Symfony had planned to release Symfony v6.0 by November 2021, which led the Laravel team to delay release of Laravel v9. To upgrade or update the complete Laravel framework to the most recent version of Symfony, it will take a while and also lots of testing and monitoring against any breaking changes before releasing it to the market.
At last, deferring the release of Laravel 9 till January 2022 will better position the Laravel team to release the ensuing LTS annually. Given that Laravel team 2 months after Symfony’s releases. Now that you know the reasons for the changes, let’s explore the new Laravel v9 before it is released on 22nd January, 2022.