Authenticating users is a core task of almost any web application you create. In this course, Getting Started with Laravel (PHP Framework) – Users and Authentication, you'll learn how to implement authentication in a Laravel application. First, you'll discover how Laravel approaches authentication. Next, you'll dive into the difference between authentication and authorization. Then, you'll learn how to implement authentication features like sign up and sign in to your app. Finally, you'll explore how to protect routes against unauthenticated access. By the end of this course, you'll be able to add authentication to all your Laravel applications.