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Episode 14 - What's new in Symfony 3.1

The band is back together and this time it's a blast from the past. We revisit the old news segment and do a whole show featuring nothing but news. We're talking Symfony 3.1, PHP 7.1 and the fall conference season.

Symfony Components in a Legacy PHP application

A set of snippets showing you how to integrate Symfony Components (Routing, Forms, Validation, DependencyInjection, VarDumper, ..) in a Legacy PHP application

Avoiding Entities in Forms

Being active on IRC, almost every day I see questions coming by regarding forms and entities inside. This does not only give you a headache but it's also risky. You wouldn't want to flush an entity in an invalid state! But Using Entities in my Forms is Easy! Yes, it's certainly easy. You don't have to write any additional code to connect your validation rules and data mapping, not to mention that when it's valid, you only have to flush your entity and you're done. Using this method is [...]

Symfony2 – Moving to Translatable Entities

In my last post I talked about setting up Symfony2 entities for translation and integrating it with Sonata Admin. One of the trickier parts of moving from a non-translatable entity to a translatable one is the migration of your data. To understand some of the complexities with the migration you must understand the changes to […]

A Year With Symfony - End Of Life

TLDR; I won't update A Year With Symfony anymore. The e-book is now freely available. My first book, A Year With Symfony, was well received when I first published it on September 4th. At the time it seemed to be a welcome addition to the official Symfony documentation. A lot of water has passed under the bridge since then. Several new Symfony components were released and we have now arrived at the next major version, 3.0. In the meantime I published one update of the book: a new chapter about [...]

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