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Moving away from Laravel Facades

Are you looking for a way to resolve things like translation, validation and config from the Laravel IoC? Look no further!

Make yourself a service provider (whether in a common tools package or in your project) and add the following to it in the register method:

 $this->app->bind('Symfony\Component\Translation\TranslatorInterface', function ($app) {
  return $app['translator'];
 });

 $this->app->bind('Illuminate\Config\Repository', function ($app) {
  return $app['config'];
 });

What you've done is mapped all the string-registered services to their most abstract but also most specific types.  Config is a good example of where you should be binding the class name and not an interface because the only interfaces it implements are ArrayAccess, and that's obviously wrong! :)

Happy constructor-injecting!

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