Alter Laravel’s default log in method?

I generated authentication controllers and routes using the php artisan make:auth command.

I would like to update a field named last_login in my database whenever a user logs in.


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Method 1

I’ve altered the default Auth to provide the ability to convert users’ passwords from an old algorithm to bcrypt (i’m refactoring a legacy app).

The way I did it:

in appProvidersEventServiceProvider.php:

'IlluminateAuthEventsLogin' => [

i then added the appListenersLogAuth.php file with the following contents
namespace AppListeners;

use IlluminateAuthEventsAttempting;
use IlluminateQueueInteractsWithQueue;
use IlluminateContractsQueueShouldQueue;
use Auth, AppUser, Hash;

class LogAuth {

    public function __construct()

    public function handle($credentials, $remember, $login)
        // get the user, update the column, save

I hope this helps.

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