How to Setup Web Application with Laravel Vapor?

Jan 18, 2023

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How to Setup Web Application with Laravel Vapor?

Hi Dev,

We will cover an example of how to deploy a project using Laravel vapour in this article. I want to demonstrate a vapour setup project using Laravel. I gave a brief explanation of the Laravel Vapor Deploy web app. I'm going to use vapour to demonstrate laravel serverless aws. For the php laravel vapour aws setup, you will perform the following tasks.

Laravel introduce vapor for auto-scaling, serverless deployment platform for Laravel, powered by AWS Lambda. you can increase high traffic scalability using laravel vapor with AWS Lambda. Also Laravel Vapor provide domain management, Database Management, Environments Management, Queues, Storage, Networks, Cache, Logs etc.

Here, I'll explain how to set up your Laravel project with Vapor and AWS Lambda step-by-step. Therefore, you must have an AWS account as well as a Vapor account. All you need to do to launch your first app is to follow the steps below.

Let's follow Bellow Steps as written with screen shot.

Step 1: Create IAM User in AWS


You should first have a server account on AWS. then click the link below to establish an IAM user using the following screenshot:

Go Here to Create IAM Userhttps://console.aws.amazon.com/iam/home?region=us-east-1#/users.

Now you can see there is a Button call "Add User" and click on it to create user.

Next you can add username with give permission as like bellow:

Next select "attach existing policies directly" option and select "AdminitratorAccess" option.

now there will be add Tags option step, you can skip as well and create user. after create user you will see "User", "Access Key ID" and "Secret Access Key" as bellow schreen shot. next you have to use this keys on vapor.

Step 2: Create Account with Laravel Vapor

in this step, you have to create account in laravel vapor. so go to following links:

https://vapor.laravel.com/register

you have to fill all information what they asked:

After registration you have layout as bellow:

Step 3: Link AWS Account with Laravel Vapor

Now you need to link your AWS account with Laravel Vapor. so let's go on following link and add "User", "Access Key ID" and "Secret Access Key" details from AWS that we created on first step:

https://vapor.laravel.com/app/team/settings/cloud-providers.

After payment and all done, we are ready to demo with deploy laravel app.

Step 4: Create Laravel Project

first of all we need to get fresh Laravel 9 version application using bellow command, So open your terminal OR command prompt and run bellow command:

composer create-project laravel/laravel nicesnippets-vapor

Step 5: Setup Vapor Locally

now, we need to install laravel/vapor-cli compose package for vapor. so let's install following command:

composer require laravel/vapor-cli

if this command not works and you need to install dependency then you can use following command for dependency.

composer require laravel/vapor-cli --update-with-dependencies

Now you can confirm if vapor cli installed currently or not.

php vendor/bin/vapor list

Next you have to login in locally using laravel vapor credential:

php vendor/bin/vapor login

Step 6: Deploy Project to Vapor

now we have to deploy project to vapor. so run following command for init first:

php vendor/bin/vapor init

They created "vapor.yml" file with default configuration. you can see as like bellow:

vapor.yml

id: 22442

name: nicesnippets-vapor

environments:

production:

memory: 1024

cli-memory: 512

runtime: 'php-8.0:al2'

build:

- 'COMPOSER_MIRROR_PATH_REPOS=1 composer install --no-dev'

staging:

memory: 1024

cli-memory: 512

runtime: 'php-8.0:al2'

build:

- 'COMPOSER_MIRROR_PATH_REPOS=1 composer install'

now we are ready to deploy with following command. now we are going to deploy project with staging environment.

php vendor/bin/vapor deploy

Step 7: Check Project on Vapor

now project deployed successfully and you can view project in your vapor login as bellow:


now you can open staging url as bellow:

https://frosty-forest-e7rbjvmbyo40.vapor-farm-a1.com/

you will see uploaded code:

You can also view functions on your AWS Lambda Account:

https://console.aws.amazon.com/lambda/home?region=us-east-1#/functions.

i hope it can help you

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