Hands-On Web Application Development with Laravel

"Once the PHP is installed you definitely have a dependency on the composer. Laravel applications are created using a software called as composer. You go on to this website. Here you can see the installation for Linux, UNIX, or MAC, and you can also watch the installation for Windows. Once the installations are done, in that case then you can check whether the composer is installed on your machines or not. To do that we can again fire the command. So you can see the composer is up and running on the machines. Once the composer is installed, using composer we will able to create Laravel projects." (Chapter 1)