An open source framework for building scalable and testable API-Centric Apps with PHP on top of
the latest stable version of Laravel.
Designed to help building scalable API's faster. It uses the best frameworks, tools and conventions in a creative way, to deliver a rich set of features and functionalities, that facilitates the development of modern API-Centric Apps.
Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), seeded with a Super Admin, Roles and Permissions.
Query Parameters support (orderBy, sortedBy and filter) with full-text search.
Useful Endpoints for managing users, roles/permissions, tokens and more.
Supports CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing) and JSONP (JSON with padding).
Support "include" request parameter to load nested relationships.
API versioning in the URL or Header (versioning based on the route file name).
Exception handleing with custom JSON errors responses (using Exceptions Formatters).
Support Shallow ETag HTTP Header, to reduce client bandwidth.
Localization (easily switch between languages via request header field).
Profiler, to display profiling data in the response (using Laravel Debugbar).
Social Authentication supported out of the box "Facebook, Twitter, Google+" (Using Socalite).
Type-Casting JSON responses and pagination results with Transformers (using Fractal).
Useful Tests Helpers for faster and more enjoyable automated testing (using PHPUnit).
Support multiple response payload formats (JSON API spec v1.0, Data Array & pure Data).
Automatic dates conversion to ISO format in responses, from the Transformers.
System and user level settings out of the box (by the Settings Container).
Easy Validation and Authorization (for User data, accessibility and ownership) with Requests objects.
Maintainable and scalable Software Architectural Pattern (using the Porto SAP).
Code generator commands, for generating full CRUD operations, and other useful Commands.
Ready Admin dashboard infrastructure with Login view (at admin.apiato.dev).
Fully detailed documentation, with code samples, principles, definitions and guidelines.