Matt Stauffer has a new tutorial out showing how you can set up MySQL in Laravel 5.2 for “strict” mode.
With this new feature, Laravel now has the ability to do three things: Disable “strict” mode, returning to the <= 5.6 behavior; enable “strict” mode, setting it to the 5.7 behavior; or customizing exactly which modes are enabled.
All these settings are configurable from your config/database file or can be set up to use .env variables.
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Full Stack Radio with Jason McCreary from Laravel Shift
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