How to Install Composer - Explained

How to Install Composer – Explained


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Composer is one of the most critical apps for a modern day PHP developer. Get it quickly and easily installed with the instructions from this video.

If you have any errors, then watch one of the follow up videos covering each error in details.
Errors – Permission Denied:
Directory Does not Exist:

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21 thoughts on “How to Install Composer – Explained

  1. Can you please add to this series, like installing frameworks with full explanations, etc.?

    Also, just want to say thanks for making this. I'm a subscriber to Treehouse, Tutsplus, and more but NONE have went into detail literally line for line like you have. I've watched all of their videos and didn't even think to wonder what a curl request was. Thanks so much for this!

  2. i am using xampp server on my mac osx.. I tried to run curl and it said detect_unicode setting must be disabled.
    I tried to add the detect_unicode = Off inside my php.ini file then restart apache..

    still doesn't work..

  3. I was having a lot of problems, I could not find the curl command code to paste into terminal on the getcomposer.org website (recent update or me using Sierra) and every instruction I followed on the composer website led to errors. in the end I paused the video and typed in the curl line.
    curl -sS https://getcomposer.org/installer | php
    your explanation was extremely helpful.I could not of done it with out your help. a heart felt thank you

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