(PHP) Eloquent doodles for Laravel

By | March 26, 2015
// Get model by primary key
$myModel = MyModel::find($id);

//Where can use short syntax for equal comparison.
$myModels = MyModel::where('someAttribute', '=', 'someValue')->get();
$myModels = MyModel::where('someAttribute', 'someValue')->get();

// Delete models
$affectedRows = MyModel::where('someAttribute', 'someValue')->delete();

// Select distinct
$distincts = MyModel::distinct()->select('someAttribute')->where('someAttribute', 'someValue')->get();

// Select with Limit and offset
$myModels = MyModel::limit(30)->get();
$myModels = MyModel::limit(30)->offset(30)->get();

Different ways of getting a single model and checking if it’s there.

// 1
$model= MyModel::where('someAttribute', $someValue)->get();

if (!$model->isEmpty()) {
    $firstModel= $model->first()
}


// 2
try {
    $model= MyModel::where('someAttribute', $someValue)->firstOrFail();
    // Do stuff with model
} catch (ErrorException $e) {
    // Do stuff if it doesn't exist.
}


// 3
$models = MyModel::where('someAttribute', $someValue)->get(); // Collection of models
$models = MyModel::where('someAttribute', $someValue)->first(); // Single model or null

if (count($models)) {
    //Collection: to get the first item
    $users->first().
    
    //if you used first() just use the $models
}

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