Inertia.js allows you to create single page applications without the need to build an API. It is not tied to Laravel or Vue but does offer an adapter for these two frameworks. Inertia does not depend on any technology, but it is very similar in its use to Laravel, so expert developers in the latter have Inertia.js among their favorites.
Inertia is not a framework, nor is it a replacement for your existing server-side or client-side frameworks. Rather, it is designed to work with them. Think of Inertia as a glue that connects the two. Inertia does this through adapters.
As a new approach to creating classic server-driven web applications, this is how developers are defining Inertia. The library allows its users to render single file Vue components from the Laravel backend.
This allows you to create single page applications, SPAs, fully rendered on the client side without the high complexity associated with these types of pages today.
Among the advantages that Inertia offers to Laravel users are:
Among the disadvantages, it presents:
Laravel Breeze also offers an Inertia.js frontend implementation powered by Vue or React. To use an Inertia stack, specify vue or react as your desired stack when executing the breeze:install Artisan command:
php artisan breeze:install vue
php artisan breeze:install react
npm run dev
php artisan migrate
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