Defensive Programming One of the things I’ve learned in my career is to code defensively. Laravel makes it very easy to ask for an object, but it also makes it very easy to get it wrong. If you request an
When dealing with a model, all() is a static method. It creates a new query object, and runs get() on that object get() is not static, but can be called statically because of a magic method in the Model class.
$fullModel = Model::find(1) // Get model with id 1 $idArray = $fullModel->only(‘id’) // array containing id // this does not work. You’ll get back an empty collection // It is trying to pull the id column off the collection object,