How do you find a truly reliable, well-built, and tested package? Do you have concerns about the overall quality and security of third-party libraries and packages you rely upon as dependencies in your code? Does quality have anything to do with number of reported downloads? See how you can assess the quality of components available through Packagist - some popular, some under-appreciated - using various PHP QA Tools.

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Brian Johnson at 18:24 on 29 Oct 2017

The speaker disclosed upfront that this was a work in progress, so I'm grading it on a curve somewhat. I definitely would be interested in the more developed product. All the same, I still took some useful information from this. I'll be leveraging some of the tools for quality analysis that were presented.