Adding jQuery, Bootstrap 4 and additional jQuery plugins to Laravel 5.5

It seems jQuery has been becoming less and less relevant in the front end world as Laravel 5.5 makes adding jQuery, Bootstrap 4 and it’s plugins a bit obscure with little to no documentation on how to compile them with Laravel Mix. The solution I found is the easiest way to maintain Bootstrap 4, jQuery and jQuery plugins on your Laravel 5.5 application. (more…)