When you’re working with PHP locally, in an environment such as XAMPP on a Linux operating system, you might need to install Composer. Composer is a tool for dependency management in PHP, allowing you to declare and manage the libraries your project depends on.
The Quick Installation Method
Typically, the quickest way to install Composer on a Linux operating system is through the command line as follows:
sudo apt install composer
This approach might not be appropriate for those who already have XAMPP installed. This is because the command would install PHP system-wide, which is unnecessary here since XAMPP already bundles PHP with its package, making this method redundant in such cases.Continue reading “Installing Composer in a XAMPP Environment on Linux”