laravel lumen

This article is for the one who is working with PHP/Laravel or who wants to start developing RESTful API with OAuth2.0 security using Laravel 5.5 or Lumen 5.5.

laravel lumen

Here I'm sharing the Live demo and Source code of a RESTful API with OAuth2 authentication/security developed using Laravel Lumen 5.5.0. You can use this if you want to quick start developing your own custom RESTful API by skipping 95% of your scratch works. Hopefully this will save lot of your time as this API includes all the basic stuffs you need to get started.

Developer Dashboard

This API also includes a developer dashboard with the API documentation which is developed in Laravel 5.5. This will be useful to manage your developers access to the API documentation.

Why Laravel Lumen?

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In short, It’s fast, light, and easy!. Lumen eliminates all the unnecessary and heavy features in Laravel and load only components like Eloquent, middleware, authentication & authorization, …etc which keeps it light and fast. Lumen focuses on building Stateless APIs​. Therefore, sessions and views are no longer included in the latest version of Lumen.

What is a RESTful API?

REST is an architectural style for building APIs. It stands for “Representational State Transfer”. It means when we build an API, we build it in a way that HTTP methods and URIs mean something, and the API has to respond in a way that’s expected.

Something about OAuth 2.0

The OAuth 2.0 is an authorization framework which enables a third-party application to obtain limited access to an HTTP service.

Login: developer/developer

Source Code

Official Documentation

Documentation for this RESTful API can be found on the Lumen RESTful API with OAuth2 Documenation:

Security Vulnerabilities

If you discover a security vulnerability within this API, please send an e-mail to Sirin k at [email protected] All security vulnerabilities will be promptly addressed.

Installation instructions