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Packagist statistics

Composer is one of the most important pillars of the PHP renaissance.  If you’re not using it, you’re doing it wrong.

It’s main repository Packagist reports that there were 525 773 737 package installs since april 2012.


Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and Laravel on this blog. When not coding he’s probably rehearsing with his kraut rock band. He loves waffles and butterflies.