Laravel 9 How to Work with Telescope Tutorial

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Using Laravel Telescope we can debug requests, exceptions, databases, cache, and much more in real-time by accessing a specific route in your local or production environment in laravel 9 application.

Inside this article we will see the concept of Laravel 9 how to work with Telescope. Telescope a laravel composer package by help of which we can work with it.

This is very interesting topic to learn about a laravel debugging tool i.e laravel telescope. We have only few simple commands to run to get the things working.

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Let’s get started.

Laravel Installation

Open terminal and run this command to create a laravel project.

$ composer create-project laravel/laravel myblog

It will create a project folder with name myblog inside your local system.

To start the development server of laravel –

$ php artisan serve

URL: http://127.0.0.1:8000

Assuming laravel already installed inside your system.

Create Database & Connect

To create a database, either we can create via Manual tool of PhpMyadmin or by means of a mysql command.

CREATE DATABASE laravel_app;

To connect database with application, Open .env file from application root. Search for DB_ and update your details.

DB_CONNECTION=mysql
DB_HOST=127.0.0.1
DB_PORT=3306
DB_DATABASE=laravel_app
DB_USERNAME=root
DB_PASSWORD=root

What is Laravel Telescope

Laravel Telescope is an elegant debug assistant for the Laravel framework. Telescope provides insight into the requests coming into your application, exceptions, log entries, database queries, queued jobs, mail, notifications, cache operations, scheduled tasks, variable dumps and more.

Dashboard of Laravel Telescope –

Install Laravel Telescope

Laravel telescope is a composer package which is developed to use it for laravel applications. It is used to keep track of laravel requests, commands, exceptions, gates, etc.

Open project into terminal and run this command.

$ composer require laravel/telescope

If you want to use telescope in local environment, so you can use the below command:

$ composer require laravel/telescope --dev

Publishing Telescope Scaffolding & Migration

Back to terminal and run this given command.

It will generate Telescope associated service provider, assets, configuration etc.

$ php artisan telescope:install

Automatically, a provider will be added into providers array of /config/app.php i.e App\Providers\TelescopeServiceProvider::class,

Migrate Telescope Migration

$ php artisan migrate

All we done ! No more settings required.

Application Testing

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

$ php artisan serve

URL: http://127.0.0.1/telescope

Above is the dashboard of Telescope monitoring screen.

Let’s run few commands to see, how it works.

Run Php Artisan Command

We have run few artisan commands, have a look into telescope monitoring screen

Running Application routes

We have a sample route, after running it into browser. Have a look into monitoring screen.

Telescope Files Information

To see the working files which are responsible for all these functionalities, here is the path.

/vendor/laravel/telescope

We hope this article helped you to learn about Laravel 9 How to Work with Telescope Tutorial in a very detailed way.

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