Build a standalone application

Your Laravel Zero project, by default, allows you to build a standalone PHAR archive to ease the deployment or distribution of your project.

php your-app-name app:build <your-build-name>

The build will provide a single phar archive, ready to use, containing all the code of your project and its dependencies. You will then be able to execute it directly:


or on Windows:

C:\application\path> php builds\<your-build-name>

We use humbug/box to provide fast application bundling. In order to configure your build, you should take a look at the file box.json.

Please check the box documentation to understand all options: