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Pushing logic to custom collections

This is a technique that I recently found useful. Eloquent models allow you to specify a custom collection object to be returned – which sometimes can be a great place to put some business logic.


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.