This provides Laravel 4 with currency functions.

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0.1.3 2014-06-02 17:36 UTC


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This provides Laravel 4 with currency functions.


To get the latest version of Currency simply require it in your composer.json file.

"torann/currency": "dev-master"

You'll then need to run composer install to download it and have the autoloader updated.

Once Currency is installed you need to register the service provider with the application. Open up app/config/app.php and find the providers key.

'providers' => array(



Currency also ships with a facade which provides the static syntax for creating collections. You can register the facade in the aliases key of your app/config/app.php file.

'aliases' => array(

    'Currency' => 'Torann\Currency\Facades\Currency',


Create configuration file using artisan

$ php artisan config:publish torann/currency

Generate the table by running

$ php artisan migrate --package=torann/currency

Artisan Commands

Updating Exchange

By default exchange rates are updated from Finance

php artisan currency:update

To upate from

php artisan currency:update --openexchangerates

Note: An API key is needed to use Add yours to the config file.


Used to clean the Laravel cached exchanged rates and refresh it from the database. Note that cached exchanged rates are cleared after they are updated using one of the command above.

php artisan currency:cleanup


Using the Blade helper

@currency(12.00, 'USD')
  • The first parameter is the amount.
  • optional The second parameter is the ISO 4217 currency code. If not set it will use the default set in the config file.
echo Currency::format(12.00, 'USD');

Change Log

  • Added support for
  • Added a cleanup Artisan command
  • Refactored caching
  • Fixed bug in the commands
  • First release