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A smart way of seeding tables in Laravel

Seeding as it is currently done in Laravel is intended only for dev builds, but what if you want to seed a production database with different data from what you use in development? What if you want to seed a table you’ve added to a database that is currently in production with new data?


This package allows you to use Laravel seeders in the same way you’re using migrations.



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.