Composer - The Ultimate Guide for PHP Dependency Management
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- Install and use PHP packages with composer
- Update project dependencies
- Learn to use composer Autoloading Feature
- How to create a package and submit it to packagist so that other developers can use your package
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I this video I'll talk about what you will learn in this course, why you need to learn composer.
In this lecture I'll introduce you to some basic composer commands and guide you to create a composer.json file using one of those commands.
In this lecture, I will introduce you to some useful composer commands, you will learn how to update specific dependencies, update lock file using update command, remove specific dependencies from your project and how to set composer config option. You will also learn to update and use a library when there is a major release that requires you to make changes to your code.
In this video I'll give a brief overview of the package that we will be creating and reorganize the current working directory.
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- Knowledge of OOP will be great but not required to follow along and complete this course
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In this series you will learn about how to manage PHP projects dependencies using composer.
In modern PHP development composer has become an indispensable tool
that has aided the rapid development of PHP Language.
Composer is a dependency manager for PHP (a tool used for installing, updating and managing libraries that your project depends on).
It is used in almost all modern PHP frameworks such as Symfony, CakePHP and Laravel and composer is one of the most highly recommended tools that solves fundamental issues in many web projects.
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Some problems that Composer solves includes:
Resolving dependencies for PHP packages
autoloading solution for PHP packages
keeping all packages updated
Most PHP packages are built on top of other well known PHP packages, a common example are symfony components which forms the bedrock for many PHP frameworks such as Laravel. By using Composer developers can reuse stable PHP libraries and Composer will automatically handle dependency resolution. When you install a package, it will automatically install all the required dependencies for you.
Some of the benefits of using Composer includes:
Quickly integrate libraries from vendors such as AWS, Stripe, Pusher, Algolia, and many others.
Ability to use ready made packages that solve common problems. You need a validation package? search for validation on packagist and get started right away. You need to handle date? Search for Carbon on packagist and get started right away.
Autoload all your files and classes using Composer’s autoload
keeping all packages updated
Composer is an amazing tool that greatly speed up the development of PHP projects. Ready to take your PHP SKILLS to the next level?
- Anyone who wants to learn modern PHP workflow
- PHP Developers
- Web Developers
- Companies that wants to upskill PHP their developers to boost productivity
- Anyone who wants to learn and contribute to open source