Getting Started Videos

Total Duration: 31 minutes


Meet your teacher, Cristian Tabacitu, the founder of Backpack for Laravel.

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The Admin Interface

Before we go deep into the PHP features offered by Backpack, it's important to understand the HTML & CSS it uses, and how that can make your life easier when building admin panels. This is often an afterthought in admin panels, but Backpack makes it really really easy to create admin pages that are 100% custom.

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Generating and Understanding CRUDs

Let's generate a few Backpack CRUDs - places where the admin can Create, Read, Update or Delete entries. CRUDs will make it easy for you to build admin panels, 10x faster than before.

NEW!!! Starting with Aug 2021, there's a much simpler way to generate everything ๐ŸŽ‰ Instead of using Blueprint, check out our new paid addon - Backpack DevTools. It's a GUI that will help you generate Migrations, Models (complete with relationships), CRUDs from the browser ๐Ÿ˜ฑ It does cost extra, but it's well worth the price if you use Backpack regularly or your models are not dead-simple.

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Using Operations and Features in CRUDs

I'd argue the best part of Backpack is not how easy it is to generate CRUDs, but how easy it is to customize them. In this video, we'll be taking a look at the default Operations that Backpack offers, and changing things around to fit our purpose. In the process, you'll understand how they work, and just how easy it is to use, customize or overwrite Operations like Create, Update, List, Delete, Reorder, Clone, BulkClone and BulkDelete.

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Thank you for dedicating these 31 minutes to learning Backpack. You should now be able to build your first admin panel. But if you feel like you're not quite ready yet, here are a few more things you can do:

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