Posted: 11-02-2018

Upgrade Laravel from 5.5. to 5.6

Upgrade Laravel from 5.5. to 5.6

According to the Laravel documentation migrate time from 5.5. to 5.6  is estimated in 10 - 30 Minutes.


PHP

Laravel 5.6 requires PHP 7.1.3 or higher.

 

Updating Dependencies

Update your laravel/framework dependency to 5.6.* and your fideloper/proxy dependency to ~4.0 in your composer.json file.


PHPUnit

You should update the phpunit/phpunit dependency of your application to ~7.0.

 
Official upgrade guide can be found here