This is a laravel package that makes your variable dumps look nicer. The output is comparable to ColdFusion's cfdump.
Based off of dBug class https://github.com/ospinto/dbug
This will walk you through how to set up the package.
Add the Service Provider to the providers array in app/config/app.php
'DBug' => 'dlcrush\DBug\Facades\DBug',
To dump out a variable, do the following:
To dump and then die, do the following: