Structure of laravel framework

,Laravel starts out with a complete directory tree for you to organize your code in, and also includes placeholder files for you to use as a starting point. Here is what the directory of a new Laravel 5 application looks like:

./app/                       # Your Laravel application
  ./app/CONSOLE/            # Commands classes  ./app/Console/
    ./app/Console/Commands/  # Command-line scripts
  ./app/Events/              # Events that your application can raise
  ./app/Exceptions/
  ./app/Handlers/            # Exception handlers
    ./app/Handlers/Commands  # Handlers for command classes
    ./app/Handlers/Events    # Handlers for event classes
  ./app/Http/
    ./app/Http/Controllers/  # Your application's controllers
    ./app/Http/Middleware/   # Filters applied to requests
    ./app/Http/Requests/     # Classes that can modify requests
    ./app/Http/routes.php    # URLs and their corresponding handlers
  ./app/Providers            # Service provider classes
  ./app/Services             # Services used in your application

./bootstrap/                 # Application bootstrapping scripts

./config/                    # Configuration files

  ./database/
  ./database/migrations/     # Database migration classes
  ./database/seeds/          # Database seeder classes

./public/                  # Your application's document root
./public/.htaccess         # Sends incoming requests to index.php
./public/index.php         # Starts Laravel application

./resources/
  ./resources/assets/        # Hold raw assets like LESS & Sass files
  ./resources/lang/          # Localization and language files
  ./resources/views/         # Templates that are rendered as HTML

./storage/
  ./storage/app/             # App storage, like file uploads etc
  ./storage/framework/       # Framework storage (cache)
  ./storage/logs/            # Contains application-generated logs

./tests/                     # Test cases

./vendor/                    # Third-party code installed by Composer
./.env.example               # Example environment variable file

./artisan                    # Artisan command-line utility

./composer.json              # Project dependencies manifest

./phpunit.xml                # Configures PHPUnit for running tests

./server.php                 # A lightweight local development server

Like Laravel’s source code, the naming of directories is also expressive, and it is easy to guess what each directory is for. The app directory is where most of your application’s server-side code will reside, which has subdirectories both for how your application could be accessed (Console and Http), as well as subdirectories for organizing code that could be used in both scenarios (such as Events andServices). We will explore the responsibilities of each directory further in the next chapters.  

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