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PHP 7.1 Upgrade Homebrew

To upgrade from PHP 7.0 to 7.1 on Homebrew you have to first inlink 7.0 and then install 7.1:

brew unlink php70
brew install php71

Then you can check the version running on your Mac using;

php -v
PHP 7.1.3 (cli) (built: Mar 28 2017 21:57:28) ( NTS )
Copyright (c) 1997-2017 The PHP Group
Zend Engine v3.1.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Zend Technologies

NB It is recommended to do a:

brew update


brew upgrade

before you do all of the above. This so you have the latest Homebrew and formulas.

Jasper Frumau

Jasper has been working with web frameworks and applications such as Laravel, Magento and his favorite CMS WordPress including Roots Trellis and Sage for more than a decade. He helps customers with web design and online marketing. Services provided are web design, ecommerce, SEO, content marketing. When Jasper is not coding, marketing a website, reading about the web or dreaming the internet of things he plays with his son, travels or run a few blocks.

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