Laravel 7 is due to be released on 3 March 2020. Laravel 7 is a new major version.
Laravel follows has a 6-month release cycle.
Laravel 7 is not an LTS (Long-Time Support) version.
These are some new features coming with the new Laravel 7 version:
- Laravel Airlock: Laravel Airlock is an official package for API authentication. It provides Simple token base API auth, Token issuing, Token Abilities, Authentication for Mobile application and more. You can learn more about reading the post about Laravel Airlock
- Zttp for HTTP client: With Zttp, it’ll be nicer & cleaner way to make an HTTP request to an API endpoint.<br /><br />
- CORS Support: Now Laravel 7 supports CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing) out of the box. You know better every developer face CORS problem during API development. Now Laravel 7 automatically response your OPTION request with your configured value. HandleCors middleware will take care of all, which Laravel 7 provides out of the box.
- Custom Eloquent Cast
- Fluent String Operations
- Blade X
- Customizable Stubs
- Query Time Casts
- Multiple Mail Driver
- New Artisan Command