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Composer - Please Don't Use --ignore-platform-reqs Flag

A dmonstration video of why I believe you should not use the `--ignore-platform-reqs` composer command flag.

Composer Install From Private Repository In a Privately Hosted GitLab Server Using GitLab Tokens

Learn how to install packages hosted on a private Gitlab server using Composer and GitLab tokens. This is primarily useful for those setting up CI/CD pipelines with private PHP packages.

Composer - Specify Configuration Environment

Specify the environment in the config section of composer, allowing you to dev for a different environment.

Running Composer Install With Docker

Tips for when using composer on PHP projects that use Docker.

Creating Project Templates With Composer

Learn to create templates that you can then install using the composer create-project command.

Using Composer for JS Packages

Demonstration of distributing JS code using Composer.

PHP Packages - Requiring Self For Testing

Learn how to include your package within itself for testing and not have to keep pushing the code and composer updating.

Composer Aliases

How you can use aliases for package names for testing dev branches.

Ubuntu - Install Composer

Install composer on Ubuntu