Code and data for the php-webapp components
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ComponentManagerPhpWebapp contains the code and data used by the phix commands for creating and maintaining php-webapp components.

To learn more about PHP components, Google for 'Beyond Frameworks'.


ComponentManagerPhpWebapp is normally installed as a dependency; i.e. it gets installed because something else lists it in a package.xml file.

If you want to install it yourself, you can do so using the PEAR Installer. This installer is the community's de-facto standard for distributing PHP components.

sudo pear channel-discover
sudo pear install --alldeps Gradwell/ComponentManagerPhpWebapp

After installation, you will find the code inside your local PEAR repository, which on Linux systems is normally /usr/share/php.


This component adds the 'php-webapp:' set of commands to phix.

To see all of the commands available, do:

# phix built-in help

To get help on the individual php-webapp commands, do:

# php-webapp built-in help
phix help php-webapp:init
phix help php-webapp:status
phix help php-webapp:version

Development Environment

If you want to patch or enhance this component, you will need to create a suitable development environment:

# phpunit
sudo pear channel-discover
sudo pear channel-discover
sudo pear channel-discover
sudo pear install --alldeps phpunit/PHPUnit

# phing
sudo pear channel-discover
sudo pear install --alldeps phing/phing

# pdepend
sudo pear channel-discover
sudo pear install --alldeps pdepend/PHP_Depend-beta

# phpdoc
sudo pear install --alldeps pear/PhpDocumentor

# phpmd
sudo apt-get install php5-imagick
sudo pear channel-discover
sudo pear install --alldeps phpmd/PHP_PMD-alpha

# phpcpd
sudo pear install --alldeps phpunit/phpcpd

# phpcs
sudo pear install --alldeps pear/PHP_CodeSniffer-beta

# phpcb
sudo pear install --alldeps phpunit/PHP_CodeBrowser

You can then clone the git repository:

# ComponentManagerPhpWebapp
git clone git://

You will then need to populate the vendor folder, to build a local copy of all of the dependencies for

# vendor folder
cd ComponentManagerPhpWebapp
phing build-vendor

To test your changes, you would do the following:

# test changes
phing test

# install changes into vendor folder, for local use
phing pear-package
phing install-local
vendor/bin/phix <command>