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