Installing PHP 7.2 on OSX with Homebrew

Its always considered a good practice to keep your machine updated with the latest PHP version. In this short article, we'll look at the simple steps on upgrading our PHP to 7.2

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Follow the simple steps below to upgrade to PHP version on you OSX to 7.2

Step # 01: Make sure the brew is updated

brew update

brew upgrade

Step # 02: Unlink the Previously installed PHP version

brew unlink php71

If you have another older version of PHP, write that instead.

Finally – Install PHP 7.2

brew install php72

Wait for the installation to finish, you’re now running on PHP 7.2. You may run php -v to check the current PHP version on your machine.