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PHP Build a REST API with Laravel Seeding the Database Factories and Seeders

Erik Gabor
Erik Gabor
6,427 Points

Empty db tables after db:seed

I'm using Laravel 5.8. I had to call App\Author::create and \App\Book::create in both seeder classes otherwise my tables remained empty

      public function run()
    {
        \App\Book::create(['title' => 'test', 'author_id' => 1, 
        'abstract'=> 'test']);
        factory(\App\Book::class, 10)->create();
    }
Michael Cook
Michael Cook
2,125 Points

Did you ever figure this out? I have the same problem and my code is correct according to the official documentation.