Composer Install

To install Composer in your project, you need an important file called “composer.json”. This file is where you define all the dependencies/packages needed in your project. So quickly create a project folder, open it in any editor of your choice and create this file “composer.json”.

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  • To check for updates: select Help from Composer's top menu bar then select Check for updates. In the New update available window, you can see the most recent Composer version. There are two options to update Composer: Install the update and restart Composer and Download now and install when you close Composer.
  • This will install package with desired version right way with adding row to composer.json, adding record to composer.lock and all needed dependent packages if there would be package which is used in more that one package, Composer will try to install version which fits all using packages.
  • Installing Jetstream
  • Application Logo

# Installing Jetstream

You may use Composer to install Jetstream into your new Laravel project:

After installing the Jetstream package, you may execute the jetstream:install Artisan command. This command accepts the name of the stack you prefer (livewire or inertia). In addition, you may use the --teams switch to enable team support. You are highly encouraged to read through the entire documentation of Livewire or Inertia before beginning your Jetstream project.

# Install Jetstream With Livewire

# Or, Install Jetstream With Inertia

# Finalizing The Installation

After installing Jetstream, you should install and build your NPM dependencies and migrate your database:

# Application Logo

After installing Jetstream, you may have noticed that the Jetstream logo is utilized on Jetstream's authentication pages as well as your application's top navigation bar. You may easily customize the logo by modifying two Jetstream components.

# Livewire

If you are using the Livewire stack, you should first publish the Livewire stack's Blade components:

Next, you should customize the SVGs located in the resources/views/vendor/jetstream/components/application-logo.blade.php, resources/views/vendor/jetstream/components/authentication-card-logo.blade.php, and resources/views/vendor/jetstream/components/application-mark.blade.php components.

# Inertia

If you are using the Inertia stack, you should customize the SVGs located in resources/js/Jetstream/AuthenticationCardLogo.vue, resources/js/Jetstream/ApplicationLogo.vue, and resources/js/Jetstream/ApplicationMark.vue.

After customizing these components, you should rebuild your assets:

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There are two ways to install Bot Framework Composer: install Composer as a desktop application and build Composer from source. You can choose either way based on your requirements.

Laravel Install

Install Composer as a desktop application

Composer Install Mac

This section describes how to install Composer on your desktop.

Prerequisites

  • The Bot Framework Emulator.
  • The .NET Core SDK 3.1 and above.
  • Supported OS versions.
  • Download Bot Framework Composer from one of these locations:Windows macOS Linux. The location you choose depends on your machine operating system (OS).

Note

Please make sure you meet all the prerequisites listed above before moving on to the installation instructions.

Installation instructions

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  1. Launch the Bot Framework Composer installer. Then follow the wizard steps as described below.

  2. Choose who can access Bot Framework Composer. Then select Next.

  3. Select a location to install Bot Framework Composer. Then select Install. This will take a few minutes.

  4. Select Finish to close the installation wizard.

  5. Select the Bot Framework Composer icon to start the application and enjoy your bot-building journey!

Update instructions

You may have an older version of Bot Framework Composer and want to update the application. Composer's most recent stable release is available at Bot Framework Composer releases.

  1. To check for updates: select Help from Composer's top menu bar then select Check for updates.

  2. In the New update available window, you can see the most recent Composer version. There are two options to update Composer: Install the update and restart Composer and Download now and install when you close Composer. Select either option based on your needs, and then select Okay.

  3. After you see the Update complete window, select Okay to reinstall and restart Composer.

  4. Go through the installation wizard to install the new version of Bot Framework Composer on your computer.

Use nightly builds

You may want to try some new features as soon as they are available in the nightly builds. If you haven't installed Composer, you can download the nightly build and follow the installation instructions to install it. If you have already installed Composer, follow these instructions to check and use the nightly builds:

  1. Select Composer Settings from the main menu then select Application Settings.

  2. In the Application Updates section, toggle Early adopters to On.

  3. Go to the application's menu bar on top and select Help, then select Check for Updates. You will see the most recent nightly build available.

  4. Go through the installation wizard to install the most recent nightly build of Bot Framework Composer on your computer.

Build Composer from source

This section describes how to run Composer as a hosted web app locally using Yarn.

Prerequisites

  • Node.js. Use the latest LTS 14.x or 12.x release line.
  • The latest stable release of Yarn.
  • The Bot Framework Emulator.
  • The .NET Core SDK 3.1 and above.
  • Supported OS versions.
Composer Install

Note

Please make sure you meet all the prerequisites listed above before moving on to the building instructions.

Building instructions

  1. To start, open a terminal and clone the Composer GitHub repository. You will use this terminal for the rest of the steps in this section.

  2. After cloning the repository, navigate to the BotFramework-Composer folder. For example:

  3. Then run the following commands to navigate to the Composer folder and get all required packages:

  4. Next, run the following command to build the Composer application, this command can take several minutes to finish:

    Note

    If you're having trouble installing or building Composer run yarn tableflip. This will remove all of the Composer application's dependencies (node_modules), and then reinstall and rebuild all of the dependencies. Once completed, run yarn install and yarn build again. This process generally takes 5-10 minutes.

  5. Again using Yarn, start the Composer authoring application and the bot runtime:

  6. Once you see Composer now running at: appear in your terminal, you can run Composer in your browser using the address http://localhost:3000.

Keep the terminal open as long as you plan to work with Composer. If you close it, Composer will stop running.

The next time you need to run Composer, all you have to do is run yarn startall from the Composer directory.

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