Upgrade Guide


Estimated time: 10 minutes

Important! First, apply the Laravel upgrades from 7.x to 8.x

Update Composer

Update your composer.json version constraint for varbox/varbox from ^1.0 to ^2.0

"varbox/varbox": "^2.0"

User Model Directory

As per Laravel's upgrade guide to 8.x, place your App\User model inside the app/Models directory.
Also, change the namespace from App\User to App\Models\User

Seeders Directory & Namespace

Rename the database/seeds directory into database/seeders.
Also, all your seeder classes should have the Database\Seeders namespace.

Install Varbox 2.x

Install the Varbox platform by running one simple command:

php artisan varbox:install