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Reza Khademi
Reza Khademi

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Laravel 9: Stub Migrations!

Soon, Laravel 9 wil release and there are some new features that we can use them.

This series is going to be a sequel about Laravel framework version 9 and in each article we will review a new feature!

1. Laravel 9: Stub Migration

Since Laravel 8.37, there is no need to create a migration with a specific class name. If we have so many migrations and probably forgot about their class name or we are afraid to have collisions in new migration, this feature coming handy and nice.

According to the pull request on github this feature is backward compatible.

So how do we can create it?

Just run this command: php artisan make:migration and it will give you this:

use Illuminate\Database\Migrations\Migration;
use Illuminate\Database\Schema\Blueprint;
use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Schema;

return new class extends Migration {
     * Run the migrations.
     * @return void

    public function up()
        Schema::table('users', function (Blueprint $table) {


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It's an anonymous migration which will do any things to any model you decide, just you have no worries about class names anymore.

That's it... Any question?

Discussion (1)

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Rafael Camison • Edited on

but how can I call the up method of a specific migration?


(new FooBar)->up();
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