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The repository pattern

A repository is a collection, a collection that holds entities and which can filter and return entities back based on the needs of your application. How it actually holds those entities is an implementation detail.


A clear and concise explanation of the repository pattern.

Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and Laravel on this blog. When not coding he’s probably rehearsing with his kraut rock band.