Composer Repositories
Dependency Management
  • Composer Installers - A multi framework Composer library installer.
  • Composer - A package and dependency manager.
  • Melody - A tool to build one file Composer scripts.
  • Pickle - A PHP extension installer.
Dependency Management Extras
  • Composed - A library to parse your project's Composer environment at runtime.
  • Composer Merge Plugin - A composer plugin to merge several composer.json files.
  • Prestissimo - A composer plugin which enables parallel install process.
  • Satis - A static Composer repository generator.
  • tooly - A library to manage PHAR files in project using Composer.
  • Toran Proxy - A static Composer repository and proxy.
Frameworks
  • Aura Framework - A framework built from independent components.
  • CakePHP - A rapid application development framework (CP).
  • Laravel 5 - Another PHP framework (L5).
  • Nette - Another framework comprised of individual components.
  • Phalcon - A framework implemented as a C extension.
  • PPI Framework 2 - An interoperability framework.
  • Symfony - A framework comprised of individual components (SF).
  • Yii2 - Another PHP framework.
  • Zend Framework 3 - A framework comprised of individual components (ZF3).
  • Ice - Another simple and fast PHP framework delivered as C-extension.
Framework Extras
  • CakePHP CRUD - A Rapid Application Development (RAD) plugin for CakePHP.
  • Knp RAD Components - A set of Rapid Application Development (RAD) components for Symfony.
  • Symfony CMF - A Content Management Framework to create custom CMS.
Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Backdrop - A CMS targeting small-to-medium sized business and non-profits (a fork of Drupal).
  • Concrete5 - A CMS targering users with a minimum of technical skills.
  • Drupal - An enterprise level CMS.
  • Grav - A modern flat-file CMS.
  • Joomla - Another leading CMS.
  • WordPress A blogging platform and CMS.
Components
Micro Frameworks
  • Bullet PHP - A micro framework for building REST APIs.
  • Lumen - A micro-framework by Laravel.
  • Radar - An Action-Domain-Responder implementation for PHP.
  • Slim - Another simple micro framework.
  • Expressive - A micro-framework by Zend.
Micro Framework Extras
Routers
  • Aura.Router - A full-featured routing library.
  • Fast Route - A fast routing library.
  • Klein - A flexible router.
  • Pux - Another fast routing library.
  • Route - A routing library built on top of Fast Route.
Templating
  • Aura.View - Provides TemplateView and TwoStepView using PHP as the tempting language, with support for partials, sections, and helpers.
  • Foil - Another native PHP templating library.
  • MtHaml - A PHP implementation of the HAML template language.
  • Mustache - A PHP implementation of the Mustache template language.
  • PHPTAL - A PHP implementation of the TAL templating language.
  • Plates - A native PHP templating library.
  • Smarty - A template engine to complement PHP.
  • Twig - A comprehensive templating language.
  • Tale Jade - A PHP implementation of the Jade template language.
Static Site Generators
  • Couscous - Couscous turns Markdown documentation into beautiful websites. It's GitHub Pages on steroids.
  • Sculpin - A tool that converts Markdown and Twig into static HTML.
  • Spress - An extensible tool that converts Markdown and Twig into HTML.
HTTP
  • Buzz - Another HTTP client.
  • Guzzle - A comprehensive HTTP client.
  • HTTPlug - An HTTP client abstraction without binding to a specific implementation.
  • PHP VCR - A library for recording and replaying HTTP requests.
  • Requests - A simple HTTP library.
  • Retrofit - A library to ease creation of REST API clients.
  • Symfony HTTP Client - A component to fetch HTTP resources synchronously or asynchronously.
  • zend-diactoros - PSR-7 HTTP Message implementation.
Scraping
  • Embed - An information extractor from any web service or page.
  • Goutte - A simple web scraper.
  • Symfony Panther - A browser testing and web crawling library for PHP and Symfony.
  • PHP Spider - A configurable and extensible PHP web spider.
Middlewares
  • Expressive - PSR-7 Middleware framework from Zend.
  • PSR7-Middlewares - Inspiring collection of handy middlewares.
  • Relay - A PHP 5.5 PSR-7 middleware dispatcher.
  • Stack - A library of stackable middleware for Silex/Symfony.
  • zend-stratigility - Middleware for PHP built on top of PSR-7.
URL
  • PHP Domain Parser - A domain suffix parser library.
  • Purl - A URL manipulation library.
  • sabre/uri - A functional URI manipulation library.
  • Uri - Another URL manipulation library.
Email
Files
  • CSV - A CSV data manipulation library.
  • Flysystem - Another filesystem abstraction layer.
  • Gaufrette - A filesystem abstraction layer.
  • Hoa Mime - Another MIME detection library.
  • PHP FFmpeg - A wrapper for the FFmpeg video library.
  • UnifiedArchive - A unified reader and writer of compressed archives.
Dependency Injection
  • Aura.Di - A serializable dependency injection container with constructor and setter injection, interface and trait awareness, configuration inheritance, and much more.
  • Acclimate - A common interface to dependency injection containers and service locators.
  • Auryn - A recursive dependency injector.
  • Container - Another flexible dependency injection container.
  • Disco - A PSR-11 compatible, annotation-based dependency injection container.
  • PHP-DI - A dependency injection container that supports autowiring.
  • Pimple - A tiny dependency injection container.
  • Symfony DI - A dependency injection container component (SF).
Imagery
Testing
  • Alice - An expressive fixture generation library.
  • AspectMock - A mocking framework for PHPUnit/Codeception.
  • Atoum - A simple testing library.
  • Behat - A behaviour driven development (BDD) testing framework.
  • Codeception - A full stack testing framework.
  • Faker - A fake data generator library.
  • HTTP Mock - A library for mocking HTTP requests in unit tests.
  • Kahlan - Full stack Unit/BDD testing framework with built-in stub, mock and code-coverage support.
  • Mink - Web acceptance testing.
  • Mockery - A mock object library for testing.
  • ParaTest - A parallel testing library for PHPUnit.
  • Peridot - An event driven test framework.
  • Phake - Another mock object library for testing.
  • Pho - Another behaviour driven development testing framework.
  • PHP-Mock - A mock library for built-in PHP functions (e.g. time()).
  • PHPSpec - A design by specification unit testing library.
  • PHPT - A test tool used by PHP itself.
  • PHPUnit - A unit testing framework.
  • Prophecy - A highly opinionated mocking framework.
  • VFS Stream - A virtual filesystem stream wrapper for testing.
Continuous Integration
  • CircleCI - A continuous integration platform.
  • GitlabCi - Let GitLab CI test, build, deploy your code. TravisCi like.
  • Jenkins - A continuous integration platform with PHP support.
  • JoliCi - A continuous integration client written in PHP and powered by Docker.
  • PHPCI - An open source continuous integration platform for PHP.
  • SemaphoreCI - A continuous integration platform for open source and private projects.
  • Shippable - A Docker based continious integration platform for open source and private projects.
  • Travis CI - A continuous integration platform.
Documentation
  • APIGen - Another API documentation generator.
  • daux.io - A documentation generator which uses Markdown files.
  • PHP Documentor 2 - A documentation generator.
  • phpDox - A documentation generator for PHP projects (that is not limited to API documentation).
  • Sami - An API documentation generator.
Security
  • Halite - A simple library for encryption using libsodium.
  • HTML Purifier - A standards compliant HTML filter.
  • IniScan - A tool that scans PHP INI files for security.
  • Optimus - Id obfuscation based on Knuth's multiplicative hashing method.
  • PHP Encryption - Secure PHP Encryption Library.
  • PHP SSH - An experimental object orientated SSH wrapper library.
  • PHPSecLib - A pure PHP secure communications library.
  • random_compat - PHP 5.x support for random_bytes() and random_int()
  • RandomLib - A library for generating random numbers and strings.
  • Symfony Security Monitoring - A web tool to check your Composer dependencies for security advisories, previously known as “SensioLabs Security Check”.
  • TCrypto - A simple encrypted key-value storage library.
  • VAddy - A continuous security testing platform for web applications.
  • Zed - An integrated penetration testing tool for web applications.
Passwords
  • GenPhrase - A library for generating secure random passphrases.
  • Password Compat - A compatibility library for the new PHP 5.5 password functions.
  • Password Policy - A password policy library for PHP and JavaScript.
  • Password Validator - A library for validating and upgrading password hashes.
  • Password-Generator - PHP library to generate random passwords.
  • PHP Password Lib - A library for generating and validating passwords.
  • phpass - A portable password hashing framework.
  • Zxcvbn PHP - A realistic PHP password strength estimate library based on Zxcvbn JS.
Code Analysis
Code Quality
  • PHP CodeSniffer - A library that detects PHP, CSS and JS coding standard violations.
  • PHP CS Fixer - A coding standards fixer library.
  • PHP Mess Detector - A library that scans code for bugs, sub-optimal code, unused parameters and more.
  • PHPCheckstyle - A tool to help adhere to certain coding conventions.
  • PHPCPD - A library that detects copied and pasted code.
Static Analysis
  • Exakat - A static analysis engine for PHP.
  • Mondrian - A code analysis tool using Graph Theory.
  • phan - A static analyzer based on PHP 7+ and the php-ast extension.
  • PHPCompatibility - A PHP compatibility checker for PHP CodeSniffer.
  • PhpDependencyAnalysis - A tool to create customisable dependency graphs.
  • PHP Metrics - A static metric library.
  • PHP Migration - A static analyzer for PHP version migration.
  • PHPStan - A PHP Static Analysis Tool.
  • Psalm - A static analysis tool for finding errors in PHP applications.
Architectural
  • Design Patterns PHP - A repository of software patterns implemented in PHP.
  • Finite - A simple PHP finite state machine.
  • Functional PHP - A functional programming library.
  • Iter - A library that provides iteration primitives using generators.
  • Patchwork - A library for redefining userland functions.
  • Pipeline - A pipeline pattern implementation.
  • RulerZ - A powerful rule engine and implementation of the Specification pattern.
Debugging and Profiling
  • APM - Monitoring extension collecting errors and statistics into SQLite/MySQL/StatsD.
  • Barbushin PHP Console - Another web debugging console using Google Chrome.
  • Blackfire.io - A low-overhead code profiler.
  • Kint - A debugging and profiling tool.
  • PHP Console - A web debugging console.
  • PHP Debug Bar - A debugging toolbar.
  • PHPBench - A benchmarking Framework.
  • PHPSpy - A low-overhead sampling profiler.
  • Tideways.io - Monitoring and profiling tool.
  • Tracy - A simple error detection, logging and time measuring library.
  • xDebug - A debug and profile tool for PHP.
  • XHProf - A profiling tool originally developed by Facebook.
  • Z-Ray - A debug and profile tool for Zend Server.
Build Tools
  • Box - A utility to build PHAR files.
  • Construct - A PHP project/micro-package generator.
  • Phing - A PHP project build system inspired by Apache Ant.
Task Runners
  • Bldr - A PHP Task runner built on Symfony components.
  • Jobby - A PHP cron job manager without modifying crontab.
  • Robo - A PHP Task runner with object-orientated configurations.
  • Task - A pure PHP task runner inspired by Grunt and Gulp.
Asset Management
  • JShrink - A JavaScript minifier library.
  • Munee - An asset optimiser library.
  • Puli - A library for determining assets absolute paths.
  • BowerPHP - A PHP implementation of Bower. A package manager for the web
Geolocation
Date and Time
  • CalendR - A calendar management library.
  • Carbon - A simple DateTime API extension.
  • Chronos - A DateTime API extension supporting both mutable and immutable date/time.
  • Moment.php - Moment.js inspired PHP DateTime handler with i18n support.
  • Yasumi - An library to help you calculate the dates and names of holidays.
Event
  • Amp - An event driven non-blocking I/O library.
  • Broadway - An event source and CQRS library.
  • Cake Event - An event dispatcher library (CP).
  • Elephant.io - Yet another web socket library.
  • Evenement - An event dispatcher library.
  • Event - An event library with a focus on domain events.
  • Hoa EventSource - An event source library.
  • Hoa WebSocket - Another web socket library.
  • Prooph Event Store - An event source component to persist event messages
  • Ratchet - A web socket library.
  • React - An event driven non-blocking I/O library.
  • RxPHP - A reactive extension library.
  • Swoole - An event-driven asynchronous and concurrent networking communication framework with high performance for PHP written in C.
  • Workerman - An event driven non-blocking I/O library.
E-commerce
  • Money - A PHP implementation of Fowler's money pattern.
  • OmniPay - A framework agnostic multi-gateway payment processing library.
  • Payum - A payment abstraction library.
  • Shopware - Highly customizable e-commerce software
  • Swap - An exchange rates library.
  • Sylius - An open source e-commerce solution.
PDF
  • Dompdf - A HTML to PDF converter.
  • PHPPdf - A library for generating PDFs and images from XML.
  • Snappy - A PDF and image generation library.
  • WKHTMLToPDF - A tool to convert HTML to PDF.
Office
  • PHPPowerPoint - A library for working with Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations.
  • PHPWord - A library for working with Microsoft Word documents.
  • PHPSpreadsheet - A pure PHP library for reading and writing spreadsheet files (successor of PHPExcel).
  • Spout - Read and write spreadsheet files (CSV, XLSX and ODS), in a fast and scalable way .
Database
  • Atlas.Orm - A data mapper implementation for your persistence model in PHP.
  • Aura.Sql - Provides an extension to the native PDO along with a profiler and connection locator.
  • Aura.SqlQuery - Independent query builders for MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, and Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Baum - A nested set implementation for Eloquent.
  • Cake ORM - Object-Relational Mapper, implemented using the DataMapper pattern (CP).
  • Doctrine Extensions - A collection of Doctrine behavioural extensions.
  • Doctrine - A comprehensive DBAL and ORM.
  • Eloquent - A simple ORM (L5).
  • Pomm - An Object Model Manager for PostgreSQL.
  • ProxyManager - A set of utilities to generate proxy objects for data mappers.
  • RedBean - A lightweight, configuration-less ORM.
  • Spot2 - A MySQL datamapper ORM.
Migrations
  • Doctrine Migrations - A migration library for Doctrine.
  • Migrations - A migration management library.
  • Phinx - Another database migration library.
  • PHPMig - Another migration management library.
  • Ruckusing - Database migrations for PHP ala ActiveRecord Migrations with support for MySQL, Postgres, SQLite.
NoSQL
  • PHPMongo - A MongoDB ORM.
  • Predis - A feature complete Redis library.
Authentication and Authorization
Markup
API
  • API Platform - Expose in minutes an hypermedia REST API that embraces JSON-LD, Hydra format.
  • Apigility - An API builder built with Zend Framework 2.
  • Drest - A library for exposing Doctrine entities as REST resource endpoints.
  • HAL - A Hypertext Application Language (HAL) builder library.
  • Hateoas - A HATEOAS REST web service library.
  • Negotiation - A content negotiation library.
  • Restler - A lightweight framework to expose PHP methods as RESTful web API.
  • wsdl2phpgenerator - A tool to generate PHP classes from SOAP WSDL files.
Caching
Data Structure and Storage
  • Cake Collection - A simple collections library (CP).
  • Fractal - A library for converting complex data structures to JSON output.
  • Ginq - Another PHP library based on .NET's LINQ.
  • JsonMapper - A library that maps nested JSON structures onto PHP classes.
  • Knapsack - Collection library inspired by Clojure's sequences.
  • msgpack.php - A pure PHP implementation of the MessagePack serialization format.
  • PINQ - A PHP library based on .NET's LINQ (Language Integrated Query).
  • Porter - Data import abstraction framework.
  • Serializer - A library for serialising and de-serialising data.
  • YaLinqo - Yet Another LINQ to Objects for PHP.
  • Zend Serializer - Another library for serialising and de-serialising data (ZF2).
Miscellaneous
  • Annotations - An annotations library (part of Doctrine).
  • BotMan - A framework agnostic PHP library to build cross-platform chat bots.
  • Cake Utility - Utility classes such as Inflector, String, Hash, Security and Xml (CP).
  • Chief - A command bus library.
  • ClassPreloader - A library for optimising autoloading.
  • Country List - A list of all countries with names and ISO 3166-1 codes.
  • Embera - An Oembed consumer library.
  • Essence - A library for extracting web media.
  • Graphviz - A Graphviz library.
  • Hprose-PHP - A very newbility RPC Library, support 25+ languages now.
  • JSON Lint - A JSON lint utility.
  • JSONPCallbackValidator - A library for validating JSONP callbacks.
  • Metrics - A simple metrics API library.
  • noCAPTCHA - Helper for Google's noCAPTCHA (reCAPTCHA).
  • Nmap - A PHP wrapper around Nmap.
  • Pagerfanta - A pagination library.
  • PHP PassBook - A PHP library for iOS PassBook.
  • PHP-ML - A library for Machine Learning in PHP.
  • PHPCR - A PHP port of the Java Content Repository (JCR).
  • PHPStack - A TCP/IP stack proof of concept written in PHP.
  • print_o - An object graph visualizer.
  • Procrastinator - A library for running time consuming tasks.
  • Prooph Service Bus - Lightweight message bus supporting CQRS and Micro Services
  • RMT - A library for versioning and releasing software.
  • sabre/vobject - A library for parsing VCard and iCalendar objects.
  • Slimdump - An easy dumper tool for MySQL.
  • Spork - A process forking library.
  • SuperClosure - A library that allows Closures to be serialized.
  • Symfony VarDumper - A variable dumper component (SF).
  • Underscore - A PHP port of the Underscore JS library.
  • Whoops - A pretty error handling library.
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