How to manage your project's toolchain in 2016

June 01, 2016 07:55

Today, dependency management in PHP projects is done by composer. While this makes perfect sense for libraries, managing the toolchain via composer will lead to the installation of all the dependencies of these tools. Not only is this slow, but it will also mix them with your project’s runtime libraries. And even though most tools are available as a fully self-contained and executable phar archive, installing and updating them manually is everything but fun. If only there was a way to automate this…



Sebastian Heuer


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