What you’ll learn
You will create a fully working, real world website in Symfony
You will have strong understanding of the framework
Learn and see how Continuous Deployment and Continuous Integration works
You will automate deployment using single commit to deploy the website to outside world
Deep understanding of how databases and Doctrine ORM works
Learn how to create forms, save, edit and validate data
Learn how to create and deal with complicated Database relations
Send e-mails and understand Symfony Event system
Secure the application and restrict access to certain parts of application to specific users
Create SQL queries in Doctrine, Doctrine Table Inheritance and Lifycycle callbacks
Learn how to translate your application into many different languages
Understand how sessions work
Test your application by writing Unit tests with PHPUnit
Provision a remote server by installing Apache, PHP, MySQL using SSH
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Symfony is a powerful PHP framework that would let you create not only websites but great web applications, APIs or mobile backends.
It’s latest version is the most powerful, yet simplest to use for developers. If you want to learn Symfony in-depth, this is the best place you could get.
With over 13+ hours of content, without unnecessary talking, you’ll learn and discover all the concepts of everyday programmer working with Symfony framework.
We’ll go through each single task step by step, you will code along with me. I’d explain every detail of how things work, and how things should be done.
At the end of this course you will not only complete a fully working, real world Twitter like application, you will also deploy it to the production server. But that’s not it, we will also create an automation server, so a single Git commit will automatically release your application.
The recommended development environment is Vagrant and a ready Vagrant box Laravel Homestead, so you’ll get up and running in no time. The course includes set up instructions for Ubuntu, MacOS and Windows. Of course you can use anything that works best for you, let it be XAMPP, MAMP, Docker, Vagrant or your own system, provided you have PHP 7+ and MySQL installed.
The course starts with introduction and setup lectures and and overview of how Symfony project structure looks like.
Then we’ll move on and explain Service Container, as this is a crucial part of the framework. Don’t worry if it’s tough to understand and first, we will get back to it all the times, explaining how it works and seeing what you can do with it throughout the course.
After that, will touch databases and the excellent Doctrine ORM. You will learn how you can create simple PHP objects as a representation of a table rows. You will learn about database migrations – an easy way of managing your database schema changes. This section will also show you how to quickly fetch, modify and delete data from the database.
Who this course is for:
- PHP developers that do not know any framework
- Developers with some knowledge of other PHP frameworks
- Developers that need and want to pick-up Symfony fast with straight to the point course
- Work environment setup & overview
- Service Container
- Controllers, Routes, Views
- Introduction to Databases (Doctrine2 ORM)
- Securing the application
- Doctrine advanced (following functionality)
- Doctrine advanced Part 2 (likes functionality & user notifications)
- Sending e-mails and Event Dispatcher
- Translations and internationalization