Laravel 4 is the fourth major version of the Laravel framework. A stable release date of May, 2013 was announced by Taylor Otwell at Laracon Washington on the 23rd February, 2013. The first beta was announced by Taylor Otwell on the 15th January, 2013. Version 4 was officially launched on May 28, 2013.


  1. Create a download diretory
    curl -sS | php

    Follow onscreen instructions if the download failed

  2. Installing Composer

    mv composer.phar /usr/local/bin/composer


    sudo mv composer.phar /usr/local/bin/composer


    Download and run Composer-Setup.exe

  3. And you’re done


Now to install Laravel you onlly need to call the following line:

composer create-project laravel/laravel


From here on you can follow the Laravel Quickstart documentation.


I hope this helps, Let me know in the comments.