osMac and brew for PHP 7.2 & MySQL 5.6

Install/Upgrade PHP:
Follow the steps below to upgrade / install PHP 7.1 to 7.2
Step1: Make sure the brew is updated
 brew update
brew upgrade

Step2: Unlink the previous PHP version
 brew unlink php71
Step:3 Once you have performed first 2 steps successfully, run final command to install PHP 7.2
 brew install php72

Install mySQL:
Run follow command to install mySQL
 brew install mysql@5.7
To start mySQL run:
brew services start mysql@5.7

Once database installed, MySQL database will be without a root password, to secure it run:

MySQL is configured to only allow connections from localhost by default:
To connect run:
 mysql -uroot

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Danyal Ali Butt

I'm working as programmer since 2002. Born, grew up, studied and worked in Pakistan now Im located in Denmark since 2006.

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