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Auto-discovery of packages in Laravel 5.5

Laravel 5.5 is right around the corner, and there are quite a few amazing features coming with this new version. Taylor Otwell has been writing about the framework's new features frequently. The latest feature that he has announced is the auto-discovery of packages, their service providers, and facade aliases. This means, starting Laravel 5.5, we'll not have to manually copy-paste anything to the providers and the aliases array in app.php in the config folder. So, if a package you're installing via composer has the required configuration in it's composer.json file, the framework will automatically register any providers and aliases provided by the package. Taylor Otwell also mentioned that he has already sent a pull request to the Laravel Debugbar package by Barry vd. Heuvel. So, for...

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