Tag: Symfony2 Components

Symfony2 components overview: Process

This post covers the Symfony2 process component and is the 11th post from our series on Symfony2 components. The Symfony2 Process component, allows us to execute commands in sub-processes. Installation The recommended way of installing the component is through Composer: If you have never used Composer before check out our Composer 101 post. The component […]

April 16 / 2014

Symfony2 components overview: ExpressionLanguage

This is the 10th post in our series on Symfony2 components and we will cover the latest component added to Symfony: the ExpressionLanguage component. This component was added in version 2.4 and  provides a way to have dynamic aspects in static configurations. For example, it can be used to evaluate expressions in configuration files, create a DSL ,or build a business rules […]

Symfony2 components overview: Finder

This is the 9th post in this series about the Symfony2 components. Today’s post covers one of the most popular PHP packages: the Finder component. According to Packagist it is the 14th most used PHP package, and the 3rd Symfony2 component, only after the EventDispatcher and Console ones. Installation Installation is really easy using Composer: If you have […]

March 26 / 2014

Symfony2 components overview: Translation

This post covers the Symfony Translation component. The component  provides tools to internationalize our applications. The Translation component Modern applications need to be internationalized and localized to be able to reach people from all over the world. Internationalization – aka i18n – is the process of designing a software application so that it can be adapted […]

March 18 / 2014

Symfony2 components overview: Templating

In the 7th post of this series we are going to talk about a very important component for modern PHP frameworks. This component is usually hidden under a few abstractions to make the life of framework users easier, we are talking about the Templating component. The Templating component The Templating component provides an engine-agnostic infrastructure […]

March 11 / 2014