I'm new to Laravel (only experienced Laravel 5, so no legacy hang up here)
I'd like to know how to extend the core Request class. In addition to how to extend it, i'd like to know if it's a wise design decision to do so.
I've read through the documentation extensively (especially with regards to registering service providers and the manner in which it provides Facades access to entries within the dependency container) - but I can see (and find) no way to replace the
IlluminateHttpRequest instance with my own