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CamelCase attributes for Eloquent models.

2.0.0 2019-09-28 04:27 UTC

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Adds support for database fields using CamelCase conventions to Eloquent models. These will be exposed as snake_case attributes.

Caveat: Using camel case in Laravel schemas is not a good idea. This project is offered as a hack to allow developers to work with legacy database that may not follow Laravel conventions.


This project is experimental! Please raise any issues on the GitHub issue tracker.


composer require emden-norfolk/laravel-camelcase



Given the table named ExampleTable with the following fields:

  • ExampleID (integer, PK)
  • FooBarBaz (string)

An example implementation would be:

use EmdenNorfolk\Eloquent\Concerns\RichUpperCamelCase;

class ExampleTable extends Model
    use RichUpperCamelCase;
    protected $table = 'ExampleTable';
    protected $primaryKey = 'ExampleID';

The above model would be accessible thus:

$example->foo_bar_baz = 'Lorem ipsum.';

This will also support mutators.

Key Transformations

The following key transfomations are supported:

  • EmdenNorfolk\Eloquent\Concerns\CamelCase --> exampleId
  • EmdenNorfolk\Eloquent\Concerns\UpperCamelCase --> ExampleId
  • EmdenNorfolk\Eloquent\Concerns\RichCamelCase --> exampleID
  • EmdenNorfolk\Eloquent\Concerns\RichUpperCamelCase --> ExampleID

One may also create their own key transformations by creating a trait based upon trait TransformableKeys and implementing abstract function keyTransform.