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16/11/14 installation , laravel 5

Installing latest Laravel (development) release

I’ve been experimenting with Laravel 5.x lately to get up to speed with the latest stuff being released. This is how to start a new project with the latest development version:

composer create-project laravel/laravel app-name dev-develop
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11/11/14 error , installation , laravel 5

Mcrypt PHP extension required

During my Laravel install I had some issues using the terminal, they all turned out to be linked to one issue:

Mcrypt PHP extension required

To solve this we need to open the bashrc file again which we also used during our install. Add the following line at the bottom of the script, this will ensure the use of AMPPS php, you can also use the MAMP path if wanted. Save the file (ctrl+x) and make sure the file is loaded again.

nano ~/.bashrc
export PATH="/Applications/AMPPS/php/bin:$PATH"
source ~/.bashrc

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10/11/14 installation , laravel 5

Installing laravel

I’ve read quite a few articles about bringing me up to speed. The following commands will allow you to install laravel globally on your machine.

composer global require "laravel/installer=~1.1"

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