Laravel is an extremely well thought out framework, and it's apparent that the Laravel team spent a lot of time perfecting Eloquent.
As you've learned, it's very easy to get started with Eloquent, from creating and running migrations and seeding the database to defining and using your models. Eloquent not only takes away the pain of SQL, but it's a joy to work with.
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