How-to Easy Install PHP 5.6 on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks by Homebrew

November 29th, 2014 by Zen BSD

Install PHP 5.6 on Mac OS X by Homebrew



The Unix Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Easy Install PHP 5.6 for Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks by Homebrew.

Installing PHP 5.6 by Homebrew is the Easiest Way if You just Do Not Need an XCode and MacPorts Installation…

Then it is definitively Preferable to Install PHP on BSD by a Ports-like Way because then You can Easily Adding up any PHP Extension.

PHP 5.6 contains Important New Features and Improvements:

  • MIME types in the CLI web server
  • Internal Operator Overloading
  • Uploads of over 2GB are now accepted
  • POST data memory usage decreased
  • Improved syntax for variadic functions
  • Argument unpacking
  • Constant Scalar Expressions
  • PHPDBG bundled by default
  • Zip improved
  • Importing namespaced functions
Getting-Started with PHP 5.6 on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks by Homebrew - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    Applications > Utilities > Terminal
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install PHP 5.6 by Homebrew on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks - Open Terminal
  2. How-to Install HomeBrew for Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks:

    HomeBrew Installation


  3. Installing PHP 5.6 by Homebrew

    sudo brew install zlib
    sudo brew install homebrew/php/php56

    Look into Final Output for Post-Install Configuration Actions…

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