This package is abandoned and no longer maintained. The author suggests using the phing/phing package instead.

Phing task to open files, directories, and URLs with your favorite software.

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v1.0.0 2020-09-10 12:33 UTC

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Last update: 2021-10-10 20:59:50 UTC


Phing task to open files, directories, and URLs with your favorite software.

Compatible with:

  • 🐧 Linux
  • ✖️ OS X
  • 🔲 Windows

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Open your server with your favorite browser:

<open path="http://localhost:8080/"/>

Open README.md file with your favorite text editor:

<open path="./README.md"/>

Please note that OpenTask will not fail if path doesn't exists.

Installing with Phing v3

Phing v3 allows to auto-discover custom tasks, just install with composer:

$ composer require jawira/phing-open-task

Installing with Phing v2

Step 1: Install with Composer:

$ composer require jawira/phing-open-task

Step 2: Import installer into your buildfile:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>

<project name="Demo">

    <import file="vendor/jawira/phing-open-task/install.xml"/>
    <target name="open-site">
        <open path="http://localhost:8080/"/>



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This library is licensed under the MIT license.

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