Implementing a local Packagist with Satis
Many large companies, including the one I am currently working for FamilySearch, Intl., operate many servers that do not have connectivity to the internet at large. In other words, they cannot reach Packagist rendering using composer useless. Luckily, the developers at composer have provided a solution to the above problem, private packages. I had been using composer for awhile but was un-aware of Satis or Toran Proxy until I attend Rafael Dohms Composer: The Right Way at php[world] 2014 in Washington, D.C. It took a couple of months of getting priorities off my plate but here is what I have learned implementing Satis for the EMS 2.x (Event Management System) for ICS.