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Create New Project: Composer Project

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The dialog box opens when you choose PHP in the left-hand pane of the Project Category and Options dialog box and then choose Composer Project from the list in the right-hand pane.

Use the dialog box to have IntelliJ IDEA create a project with Composer-specific structure. To do this, appoint the Composer instance to use and install the package you need in the project.

ItemDescription
Project Location In this text box, specify the path to the project folder where the project-related files will be stored.
Composer.phar In this area, appoint the composer.phar command definition file to use in project creation.
  • Use existing composer.phar: choose this option to use commands from a previously downloaded composer.phar and specify it location in the text box.
  • Download composer.phar from getcomposer.org: choose this option to have a new instance of Composer downloaded. The composer.phar file will be saved under the project root folder specified in the Location text box.
Package In this area, specify the package to install during the project creation.
  • Available packages: from this list box, select the package to install. Use the search field, if necessary: start typing the search string, as you type, the list dynamically reduces to show the packages that match the entered pattern.
  • Description: this read-only text box briefly explains the functionality of the selected package.
  • Version to install: from this drop-down list, select the package version. The contents of the list depend on the specific package.
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Last modified: 10 December 2015