Update (10/29/2013): You can now install packages globally! It looks like this:
composer global require package-name:version
Package managers are great. One of the great things about
npm -g or
gem is the ability to expose bin scripts to provide utilities for developers.
In Composer, currently there is no support for this.
I wrote a little script that will set up a Composer location to be used globally. It’s super easy to use:
Require a package:
Here is the script source: