PHPC4 | PHP Dependency Management with Composer

  • This one day training course enables you to get all the essential concepts to get started and master the dependency management of your PHP projects with the Composer tool. Thanks to Composer, define and download the third party dependencies (PHP applications, code libraries) that your PHP projects require, then learn how to create and manage your own Composer reusable packages.
  • Prerequisites

    Mastering PHP
  • Goals

    Learn how to easily and effectively manage the dependencies of your PHP project with Composer. At the end of this training course, you will master the configuration, usage and fundamental commands of the Composer tool.

Full program

Introduction to Composer

  • What is Composer?
  • Composer installation
  • What is a dependency? (name, version)
  • Discovering the Command line interface

Basic Usage of Composer

  • Understanding the composer.json file
  • Using the Composer init, config and create-project commands
  • Validating the Composer configuration
  • Searching for third party packages
  • Installing a third party package
  • Autoloading third party packages classes
  • Updating the project third party dependencies

Dealing with Composer Packages Versions

  • Understanding the versions constraints (exact, range, wildcard, tilde, branch, tag...)
  • Dealing with versions stability states (stable, dev, beta...)
  • Resolving versions conflicts

Project Life Cycle

  • Understanding the difference between composer.json and composer.lock files
  • Adding classic and development packages
  • Installing and updating dependencies
  • Discovering useful command line options

Composer Advanced Usage

  • Configuring branch aliases
  • Substituting a package by a fork
  • Dealing with VCSs and ZIP archives
  • Configuring autoloading mechanisms
  • Installing CLI packages
  • Running hook scripts on install or update

Managing Public and Private Packages

  • Publishing public packages to
  • Handling tags and branches
  • Publishing private packages with Satis
  • Duration

    1 day(s)
  • Level

  • Available languages

    French, English
  • Available countries

    France, Worldwide
From €690.00
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