The Laravel News site has posted about the release of Laravel 5.2, the next minor release in the 5.x series of the framework. Along with this release comes several new features and additions to current ones:
Laravel 5.2 is now officially released and available to everyone. This release features multiple authentication driver support, implicit model binding, simplified Eloquent global scopes, opt-in authentication scaffolding, middleware groups, rate limiting middleware, array validation improvements, and more.
He then gets into a bit of detail about these new features added including:
- Auth Scaffolding
- Implicit model binding
- Laravel 5.2 Form Array Validation
- Database Session Driver
- Middleware Groups
- Rate Limiting
There's brief code examples for each of the items (where needed) and links back to the documentation for more information on the feature's use.