Laravel 9 Create JSON File & Download From Text
Laravel 05-Mar-2022

Laravel 9 Create JSON File & Download From Text

Laravel 9 converts form-data or text file data to JSON format data and insert into MySQL database also download. In this tutorial, we will learn how to store text file data from JSON data into MySQL db and download it in laravel 9 apps.

Laravel 9 Create JSON File & Download From Text

Follow the following steps to create and download JSON file from text or form data in laravel 9 apps:

  • Step 1: Install Laravel Latest Setup
  • Step 2: Setup Database
  • Step 3: Generate migration and model
  • Step 4: Migrate Database
  • Step 5: Add Route
  • Step 6: Create controller
  • Step 7: Create blade view
  • Step 8: Start Development Server

Step 1: Install Laravel Latest Setup

First of all, you need to download laravel fresh setup name Laravel Json to insert or store data into laravel DB app. So, use the below command and download a fresh new laravel setup:

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel LaravelJson

Step 2: Setup Database

In this step, add the database details in the .env file. So Navigate to your project root directory and open .env file. Then set up database credentials into it:

 DB_DATABASE=here your database name here
 DB_USERNAME=here database username here
 DB_PASSWORD=here database password here

Step 3: Migrate Database

Run the PHP artisan migrate command on the terminal to create tables into the database:

php artisan migrate

Step 4: Generate migration and model

In this step, you need to generate one migration file with creating one model name Test using the below command :

php artisan make:model Test -m

After creating the model and migration file. Go to app/database/migration and find the migration file name create_tests_table.php and update the following code into it:

public function up()
     Schema::create('tests', function (Blueprint $table) {

Now you need to run the below command. It will create some tables in our database, so use the below command :

php artisan migrate

Step 5: Add Route

In this step, you need to create two routes in the web.php file for one is display form and the second route is to store data in JSON to MySQL database. Go to the app/routes/web.php file and create the below routes here:

use App\Http\Controllers\JsonController;
Route::get('laravel-json', [JsonController::class, 'index']);
Route::post('json-file-download', [JsonController::class, 'download']);

Step 6: Create Controller

In this step, you need to create one controller named JsonController.php. So use the below command and create a controller :

php artisan make:controller JsonController 

After successfully creating the controller go-to app/HTTP/controllers open JsonController and create two methods here. The first method displays the form and the second method convert laravel string form data to JSON format and save it to the database:

namespace App\Http\Controllers;
use Redirect,Response;
use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use App\Models\Test;
class JsonController extends Controller
   public function index()
      return view('json_form');
  public function download(Request $request)
      $data = $request->only('name','email','mobile_number');
      $test['token'] = time();
      $test['data'] = json_encode($data);
      $fileName = $test['token']. '_datafile.json';
      return download(public_path('/upload/jsonfile/'.$fileName));

Step 7: Create Blade view

In this step, you need to create one blade view name json.blade.php let go to resources/views and create one blade view file.

After creating blade view file put the below code here :

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1, shrink-to-fit=no">
  <meta name="csrf-token" content="{{ csrf_token() }}">
  <title>Laravel Store Data To Json Format In Database -</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="" />
   .error{ color:red; } 
<div class="container">
    <h2 style="margin-top: 10px;">Laravel Store Data To Json Format In Database -</h2>
    @if ($message = Session::get('success'))
    <div class="alert alert-success alert-block">
        <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="alert">×</button>
          <strong>{{ $message }}</strong>
    <form id="laravel_json" method="post" action="{{url('json-file-download')}}">
      <div class="form-group">
        <label for="formGroupExampleInput">Name</label>
        <input type="text" name="name" class="form-control" id="formGroupExampleInput" placeholder="Please enter name">
      <div class="form-group">
        <label for="email">Email Id</label>
        <input type="text" name="email" class="form-control" id="email" placeholder="Please enter email id">
      <div class="form-group">
        <label for="mobile_number">Mobile Number</label>
        <input type="text" name="mobile_number" class="form-control" id="mobile_number" placeholder="Please enter mobile number">
      <div class="form-group">
       <button type="submit" class="btn btn-success">Submit</button>

Step 8: Start Development Server

Finally, Run the following command to start the development server. So use the PHP artisan serve command and start your server :

 php artisan serve

 If you want to run the project diffrent port so use this below command 

 php artisan serve --port=8080  

Now you are ready to run our laravel JSON data stored to database example so run the below command to quick run.

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In this laravel tutorial for storing JSON data in the database, you have successfully laravel project stored data in JSON format in our database. our examples run quickly.

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