Laravel 5.3 changes the “app” folder

As we are getting closer to the launch of Laravel 5.3 new features, seem to come out almost daily. The latest is a change to the “App” folder and in a move to simplify it, the Events, Jobs, Listeners, and Policies folders are now gone.

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It remains fully backward compatible and if you run any Artisan “make:” command related to these features the folder will get added back.

This change is a purely stylistic and for those just starting with the framework it should reduce the cognitive load to get going.