I am working since version 4.2 with Laravel and I am still a big fan of it. Of course over the years I learned a lot about it, ran into issues, was cursing, but still I am excited to check out what is coming up next.
Eloquent Viewable allows you to easiliy associate views with Eloquent models. This package will save all view records in a database table, so we can make different views counts.
A powerful alternative to view composers. Asynchronous widgets, reload-able widgets, console generator, caching - everything that you can imagine.