run codeigniter 4 with spark
To run CodeIgniter 4 with Spark, follow these steps:
Install Composer: Composer is a dependency management tool for PHP. Download and install Composer on your system.
Create a new CodeIgniter project: Open your command prompt or terminal and navigate to the directory where you want to create your CodeIgniter project. Run the following command to create a new project:
composer create-project codeigniter4/appstarter project-name
Replace "project-name" with the desired name for your project.
- Install Spark: Spark is the command-line tool provided by CodeIgniter to manage your project. In the command prompt or terminal, navigate to your project's directory and run the following command to install Spark:
- Generate the key: Run the following command to generate a secure key for your application:
php spark key:generate
This key is used for encrypting cookies and other sensitive data in your application.
- Start the development server: Run the following command to start the built-in development server:
php spark serve
This will start the server on
http://localhost:8080 by default.
Access your application: Open your web browser and navigate to
http://localhost:8080. You should see the CodeIgniter 4 welcome page, indicating that your application is running successfully.
Customize your application: You can now start building your application by adding controllers, models, views, and routes according to your requirements.
That's it! You have successfully set up and started a CodeIgniter 4 project with Spark.