Symfony is a PHP framework originally created by the Sensio Labs company in 2005. It is free software released under the MIT license. The actual major version is 5 and the last minor version is 5.0. One of the most interesting feature of this framework is that is has a predictable roadmap which is a huge edge when using in a professional context. It also provides a long term support version (LTS) which provides a minimum 3 years maintenance period. The actual LTS is 4.4.
Published on 2022-11-19 • Modified on 2022-12-08
In this post, we rewrite a previous article that used API Platform 2.6 to use the new major version of API Platform 3.
Published on 2022-10-15 • Modified on 2022-10-15
This post shows how to validate data fixtures with the Alice Symfony bundle before inserting them into the database. It's essential, as you could have invalid data otherwise in the development or test environments.
Published on 2022-09-03 • Modified on 2022-09-07
This post shows how to use PHP 8.1 enumerations in a Symfony project. We review the different steps to use this new PHP 8.1 useful feature in different parts of a Symfony application.
Published on 2022-06-11 • Modified on 2022-06-12
This post shows how to initialize a Symfony project with solid foundations. I give several bits of advice about this crucial step that determines how your project will evolve in the long run; will it stay maintainable and fun to work with? Or will it become the legacy project everyone tries to avoid?
Published on 2022-02-12 • Modified on 2022-02-12
In this post, we see a simple solution to mock API calls with the Symfony HTTP client, declare a scoped HTTP client and test it with or without mock.
Published on 2021-12-22 • Modified on 2021-12-22
In this post, we see how to organize your Symfony project tests. We check all the available test types and create consistent and robust test suites.
Published on 2021-10-28 • Modified on 2021-10-28
In this post, we see how to create custom PHPStan rules for a Symfony project. We will check Symfony best practices but also more specific rules.
Published on 2021-10-02 • Modified on 2021-10-02
This post is different from what I use to do. It will be a reference, a "cheat sheet" mentioning all available exceptions with PHP.
Published on 2021-06-30 • Modified on 2021-06-30
In this post, we will see how to implement a user workflow with Symfony and EasyAdmin3. We will use the Symfony workflow component to handle the users' state and we will use EasyAdmin3 to modify this state with custom actions.