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.
Hack PHP Dependency Management, Master Composer a Modern PHP Development Tool and Learn to Create your own PHP Packages
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.
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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Apply Confidently for PHP developer jobs knowing you can jump into a dev team and start contributing to projects immediately.
Become an efficient (Save time and effort) PHP developer
Contribute to open source community
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