Using Symfony components without adopting the framework

Quoting Fabien Potencier's words, "beside being a full-stack framework, Symfony is also a set of decoupled and standalone components" and this is one of the most interesting step forward the framework took in...

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Doctrine migrations database

Doctrine is an ORM open source application written in PHP: it is widely used, integrated in Symfony and easy to use in Zend Framework, Silex etc. .

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Stubbing dependencies with PHPUnit

Testing a system is often a complex task, due to so many involved dependencies. For example, it might happen that a bug of a dependency raises an issue where really it doesn't exist, because a component has a wrong re...

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Write your first RESTful API in PHP in a minute!

Apigility is an open source project to create complete RESTful (and RPC) API in PHP. Using Apigility you can drastically reduce the amount of time needed to develop a web API with a full range of features: versioning, hyp...

read more by Enrico Zimuel in Developers

Configuring the PHP MongoDB driver for high availability

MongoDB replica sets are composed of a primary server and one or more secondaries that act as an hot stand by. In case the primary server of a replica set goes down due to a crash or a machine failure, an election take...

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Getting started with PhpUnit

PHPUnit is the most famous testing framework of xUnit family, with more than 10 years of experience among PHP applications. This framework is based upon the so-called Unit Testing concept, i

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Distribute your Symfony bundles though GitHub and Packagist

When you develop Symfony 2 applications you often reuse code, since - if you have worked decoupled enough - bundles are really easy to move from one application to another. You can do it the quick and dirty way, copyin...

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Stubbing external services for functional testing in Symfony

Implementing functional tests in Symfony2 with the bundled WebTestCase and DOMCrawler is quite easy and quick, letting you cover all of your controllers without making a single real http call to the symfony application

read more by Giorgio Cefaro in Developers


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