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Laravel Starter by Shawn McCool

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Installation

In five easy steps, you can install Laravel and get it set up on your system.

Step 1 – What do I need?

Before you install Laravel, you will need to check that you have all of the required elements, as follows:

  • Laravel requires a web server environment and will run in Apache, IIS, and Nginx easily. Laravel should run in any server environment that supports PHP. The easiest way to set up a local webserver for development is to install XAMPP (Windows), MAMP (Mac OSX), or Apache with PHP5 on through a package manager on Linux.
  • Laravel is written in the PHP scripting language. Currently, Laravel v3.2.5 requires a minimum of PHP v5.3 to run.
  • Laravel requires that you have the FileInfo and Mcrypt libraries installed. Conveniently, they are almost ...

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