I'm studying laravel framework and I encountered the elixir function that's using
The importance and use case of using
version with Laravel Elixir is already pointed out in the documentation
Many developers suffix their compiled assets with a timestamp or unique token to force browsers to load the fresh assets instead of serving stale copies of the code.
Sometimes you run into situations where browsers do not fetch the new content/version of a CSS/JS file. With appending a unique stamp to the CSS/JS file name the browsers are aware of the new file (new file name) and load the new asset