In Laravel 5 – dd gets an upgrade

Symfony recently announced a new VarDumper Component which makes var_dumps easier for developers:

The VarDumper component provides mechanisms for walking through any arbitrary PHP variable. Built on top, it provides a better dump() function that you can use instead of var_dump.

Laravel 5 has replaced the dd(), dump and die, function so it will include this under the hood.

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The colors are blinding but I’m happy that my most used Laravel feature is getting an update.

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