Understanding Facades in Laravel
What's a Facade?
The Laravel explination, shown below is confusing.
Facades provide a "static" interface to classes that are available in the application's service container. Laravel ships with many facades which provide access to almost all of Laravel's features. Laravel facades serve as "static proxies" to underlying classes in the service container, providing the benefit of a terse, expressive syntax while maintaining more testability and flexibility than traditional static methods.
Many examples use
Cache::get('key') to demonstrate how a Facade works. Comparing the following code to the utility that a Facade provides.