Base project skeleton for a PHP 7.2+ project

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Basic PHP project structure for a PHP 7.2+ application. Pre-configured with an example namespace, PHPUnit test suite, web-accessible front controller, and command-line application.


  1. Install Composer package manager.

  2. Create project skeleton:

     $ composer create-project johnkary/php-skeleton your-new-project-dir
     $ cd !$
     $ git init
  3. Start PHP's built-in web server:

     $ php -S -t www
  4. Open to access www/index.php

  5. Run php bin/console to access command-line scripts

Running test suite

  1. Optionally copy and configure phpunit.xml.dist for your project's environment:

     $ cp phpunit.xml.dist phpunit.xml
     $ vi phpunit.xml
  2. Run the test suite:

     $ ./vendor/bin/phpunit