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Nelm.io Blog:
Composer Part 2 - Impact
December 20, 2011 @ 11:02:53

In part two of their look at Composer/Packagist, the Nelm.io blog looks at some of the impact they could have if adopted heavily by the PHP community.

In this second part I would like to talk about a few things Composer could do for you, and the PHP community at large, once it is broadly adopted. [...] How can [shared] interfaces be distributed in each project that uses or implements them? This is where I see Composer helping. Composer supports advanced relationships between packages, so to solve this issue you would need three parts.

The three parts all revolve around a few different packages (for their specific Caching interface example) - psr/cache-interface, psr/cache and the requiring of these into a framework needing the common interface. He talks some about what this sort of structure has to offer: simpler plugin installation, promotion of good standards, promotion of code reuse and a renewed interest in using PHP.

Reinventing the package management wheel is another thing that really should stop. Who am I to say this you ask? It is true, we are building a shiny new wheel as well. Yet I take comfort in the fact that we are trying to build a generic solution which will work for everybody.
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