How to Generate UUID in Laravel Application?

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05-08-2022


How to Generate UUID in Laravel Application?

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I am going to explain you example of How to generate UUID in Laravel Application?. I explained simply step by step laravel generate uuid example. I explained simply step by step how to generate uuid in laravel. step by step explain how to generate unique id in laravel. follow bellow step for generate uuid example with laravel.

I am trying to generate a UUID laravel-uuid package. In this post we will use webpatser/laravel-uuid composer package for generate uuid in laravel. UUID stand for universally unique identifier and is a 128-bit number used to identify information in computer. I will use composer package for generate unique uuid.

You can use this example with laravel 6, laravel 7, laravel 8 and laravel 9 version.

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Let us begin the tutorial by installing a new laravel application. if you have already created the project, then skip following step.

composer create-project laravel/laravel example-app

Generate Uuid in Controller File:

Example 1 :

<?php

namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use App\Http\Controllers\Controller;

use Illuminate\Support\Str;

class StrController extends Controller

{

/**

* Write code on Method

*

* @return response()

*/

public function index()

{

$uuid = Str::uuid();

dd($uuid);

}

}

Example 2 :

in this step we genarate uuid using toString() function

<?php

namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use App\Http\Controllers\Controller;

use Illuminate\Support\Str;

class StrController extends Controller

{

/**

* Write code on Method

*

* @return response()

*/

public function index()

{

$uuid = Str::uuid()->toString();

dd($uuid);

}

}

Example 3 :

<?php

namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use App\Http\Controllers\Controller;

use Illuminate\Support\Str;

class StrController extends Controller

{

/**

* Write code on Method

*

* @return response()

*/

public function index()

{

$uuid = (string) Str::uuid();

dd($uuid);

}

}

Example 4 :

In this Step, We Will see how to check UUID

<?php

namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use App\Http\Controllers\Controller;

use Illuminate\Support\Str;

class StrController extends Controller

{

/**

* Write code on Method

*

* @return response()

*/

public function index()

{

$isUuid = Str::isUuid('a0a2a2d2-0b87-4a18-83f2-2529882be2de');

dd($uuid);

}

}

Output :

true

Example 5 :

In this step we will see how to generate UUID in route File

Install webpatser/laravel-uuid Package:

composer require webpatser/laravel-uuid

web.php

<?php

/*

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------

| Web Routes

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------

|

| Here is where you can register web routes for your application. These

| routes are loaded by the RouteServiceProvider within a group which

| contains the "web" middleware group. Now create something great!

|

*/

Route::get('uuid-gen', function () {

dd(Uuid::generate()->string);

});

now it works...

I hope it can help you...