Last week I made a Laravel 5 package that could dump your db. Last saturday night I took the time to expand the functionality.

laravel-backup can now backup your entire application. The backup is a zipfile that contains all files in the directories you specify along with a dump of your database. The backup can be stored on any of the filesystems you have configured in Laravel 5.

Feeling paranoid about backups? No problem! You can backup your application to multiple filesystems at once.

Reading the config file will give you a pretty good idea of what's possible. You can start the backup process by issuing this artisan command:

php artisan backup:run