[00:01:12] We start with Taylor explaining where Laravel came from.
[00:03:32] Taylor tells us what Laravel 1.0 looks like and more about validations happening at the controller layer.
[00:07:18] After version 1 comes out, Jason asks Taylor if he’s still at the trucking company and what the reception was like in the community.
[00:11:16] We learn how the transition went for Taylor from working at UserScape and making Laravel his full-time job.
[00:13:44] Taylor explains how he split his time between working on Forge and working on the framework itself.
[00:15:13] Jason asks how the whole Rails framework on Lambda came about and what some of the technical challenges were.
[00:17:02] We find out how Taylor makes code so appealing.
[00:18:47] Jason brings up how there are a lot of first party packages in Laravel and asks Taylor if this blossomed over the years or if he realized he wanted all these things just baked into the framework.
[00:26:09] We find out about what led Taylor into building Forge, Envoyer, Laravel Spark, Laravel Cashier, and Laravel Nova.
[00:28:21] Find out what Taylor’s favorite Laravel package is.
[00:30:11] Taylor gives us examples of how Rails has influenced Laravel.
[00:32:04] Chris wonders is Taylor was familiar with a lot of stuff when he started Laravel or if there’s was a lot of learning along the way.
[00:36:45] Jason asks Taylor about Laravel Mix, a wrapper around Webpack, and he explains how front-end development in the Laravel world and Rails world is in a period of exploration.
[00:42:57] Find out about the Laravel Documentary that just came out!
[00:45:01] What’s next for Laravel?
[00:47:43] If you want to try Laravel, find out the easiest way to get started, and Taylor tells us how starting his own business has been and the challenges.
[00:53:45] Find out where you can follow Taylor online.