Dependency Manager for PHP
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Composer - Dependency Management for PHP

Composer helps you declare, manage and install dependencies of PHP projects.

See for more information and documentation.

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Installation / Usage

Download and install Composer by following the official instructions.


Find packages on Packagist.


IRC channels are on #composer for users and #composer-dev for development.

For support, Stack Overflow also offers a good collection of Composer related questions.

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project and its community you agree to abide by those terms.


PHP 5.3.2 or above (at least 5.3.4 recommended to avoid potential bugs)


See also the list of contributors who participated in this project.


Composer is licensed under the MIT License - see the LICENSE file for details


  • This project's Solver started out as a PHP port of openSUSE's Libzypp satsolver.
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