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How many people who use Laravel actually have an understanding of raw PHP? (Or any other framework vs the raw language)

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Dexter Marks-Barber
·May 7, 2018

I only know the frameworks


I know the base language too


18 votes · Closed

At my place of work we use Laravel daily. Many of the developers who work there have limited knowledge about how PHP actually works and tend to have a better understanding of Laravel than what's actually going on.

They have trouble when it comes to resolving issues when Laravel does not having something to offer.

I think that it is important to know the base language when using a framework for something. That way you can understanding the processing and find solutions easily when the framework you're using doesn't have a solution built in.

How many of you guys are in the same boat? I've personally been writing raw PHP for at least 8 years.