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A full featured composer plugin for PHP QA Tools.

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1.0.8 2017-01-23 02:44 UTC


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Composer Plugin for QA

Comprehensive plugin for composer to execute PHP QA Tools in a uniform and simple way.


  • Automatic check if exists src,app,test and use by default
  • Check if binary is in vendor/bin or globally installed
  • Show --version for all started commands, only few tools show this information
  • Total Execution time
  • Command executed by the wrapper


Add to composer.json:

"require-dev": {
    "folhasp/composer-plugin-qa": "~1.0",
    "folhasp/composer-meta-qa": "~1.0"

Or install globally:

composer global require folhasp/composer-plugin-qa

List the options

$ composer list

Almost commands have the short version, example,qa:sec is short version for qa:security-checker.


Run Code Sniffer to all source code (composer qa:cs is a short version):

If you change some peace of code e need run for this change:

Is possibile to point for diretory or file:

$ composer qa:cs app/ACME
$ composer qa:cs app/ACME/Bomb.php

To see options for any QA command:

$ composer qa:cpd --help

List of PHP Quality Assurance Tools

  • PHPUnit: Testing Framework
  • PHPCOV: CLI frontend for the PHP_CodeCoverage
  • Paratest: Parallel testing for PHPUnit
  • DbUnit: Puts your database into a known state between test runs
  • PHPLOC: A tool for quickly measuring the size of a PHP project
  • PHPCPD: Copy/Paste Detector
  • PHP_Depend: Quality of your design in the terms of extensibility, reusability and maintainability
  • PHPMD: User friendly frontend application for the raw metrics stream measured by PHP Depend
  • PhpMetrics: Static analysis tool, gives metrics about PHP project and classes
  • PHP_CodeSniffer: Detects violations of a defined set of coding standards


  • PHP-CS-Fixer: A tool to automatically fix coding standards issues
  • Security-Checker: Checks if your application uses dependencies with known security vulnerabilities

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