Laravel Herd releases v1.5.0 with new services. No more Docker, DBNGIN, or even homebrew!

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Laravel Herd v1.5 introduces an exciting new pro feature: services.

You can easily create and manage all your local development services inside of Herd, such as databases, cache (Redis 7.0), queues (Redis 7.0), search services, S3 storage (MinIO), and real-time services like Laravel Reverb.

Managing services in Herd 1.5

Herd manages all these services without running via Docker, Homebrew services, etc. It also provides all the configuration and logging you'll need to set up and monitor your services to configure your app. For details, read up on Herd Pro Services in the official documentation.

We are seeing a lot of praise for Herd Pro's services simplifying the setup of local Laravel Development environments! Herd is currently available on macOS and Herd for Windows is planned to be released later in March 2024; stay tuned!

To use services in Laravel Herd, grab Herd Pro today!

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