Laravel 8 Authentication using Jetstream with Inertia Js

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For every web application – login & registration must be a needed part. Inside this article we will see Laravel 8 Authentication using Jetstream with Inertia Js. We will use Inertia Js in this tutorial for laravel 8 authentication which provides auth pages and is more comfortable with Vue Js.

Laravel founder Taylor otwell released laravel jetstream with Livewire & inertia Js with simple authentication scaffolding but poweful to use. Livewire is for Web and Inertia Js used to Vue Js.

Inside this we will see composer package for jetstream. Laravel 8 jetstream designed by Tailwind CSS. It publishes controllers for authentication system, views and routes to laravel application.

To Learn Laravel 8 authentication using Jetstream with Livewire Click here.

Let’s get started – Laravel 8 Auth Scaffolding using Inertia Js Jetstream


Installation of Laravel Application

Laravel Installation can be done in two ways.

  • Laravel Installer
  • By using composer

Laravel Installer

To install Laravel via Laravel installer, we need to install it’s installer first. We need to make use of composer for that.

$ composer global require laravel/installer

This command will install laravel installer at system. This installation is at global scope, so you type command from any directory at terminal. To verify type the given command –

$ laravel

This command will open a command palette of Laravel Installer.

To create ad install laravel project in system,

$ laravel new blog

With the name of blog a laravel project will be created at your specified path.

By using composer

Alternatively, we can also install Laravel by Composer command create-project. If your system doesn’t has Composer Installed, Learn Composer Installation Steps. Here is the complete command to create a laravel project-

$ composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel blog

After following these steps we can install a Laravel application into system.

To start the development server of Laravel –

$ php artisan serve

This command outputs –

Starting Laravel development server: http://127.0.0.1:8000

Assuming laravel already installed at system.

Database also configured with application.


Install Jetstream

We will use composer command to install jetstream library. Open project to terminal and hit this command into it.

$ composer require laravel/jetstream

While Installation you should see console screen like this.


Create Auth with Inertia Js

Now, we are going to install inertia via jetstream which will create authentication system for application. It consists of Login, Registration, Forgot Password, Profile, Dashboard, Two Setup authentication, Email verification etc.

To install Inertia –

$ php artisan jetstream:install inertia

When we install we should see console screen like in this way –

Next, we need to run command to install node js pacakges.


Installing Node Js Packages

Back to terminal and type this command and run.

$ npm install && npm run dev

This will give a screen view as –


Laravel Migration

Next, we need to migrate tables into database.

$ php artisan migrate

Generated Scaffolding Files

When we open jetsream.php file, we will see ‘stack’ => ‘inertia’, because we are using inertia as stack.

Configuration Files at /app/config

Feature List of authentication module

Action Files at /app/Actions

Blade Template Files or scaffolding files at /resources/js


Application Testing

Open project to terminal and type the command to start development server

$ php artisan serve

URL- 127.0.0.1:8000

When we click on register link, it will open

For Login page,

Dashboard Page

Profile Page,

We hope this article helped you to learn about Laravel 8 Authentication using Jetstream with Inertia Js in a very detailed way.

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