Web Development and App Ops

Symfony 3 Tutorial

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Getting Up and Running - Direct

Getting Up and Running - Direct

Get a Symfony project setup and running from scratch on an Ubuntu 16.04 operating system. You'll have a stack running Nginx, MySQL and PHP operating in FastCGI mode


Getting Up and Running - Docker

Getting Up and Running - Docker

Get a Symfony project setup and running from scratch on an Ubuntu 16.04 operating system using Docker as a quick start.


Project Layout

Project Layout

Get an overview of how Symfony projects are laid out and some information about paths you will use a lot.


Getting acquainted with Twig

Getting acquainted with Twig

Making a dent in to the framework by learning about how Symfony handles templates and making some minor modifications to the default page.


Creating our Template

Creating our Template

Use the knowledge gained in the previous tutorial to construct a good looking template in a maintainable manner, whilst learning how navigation functions at the same time.


Setting up Data Objects

Setting up Data Objects

Learn how to define data objects that will work with the Database by creating a place to store posts which will support a comments system


Saving and retrieving data

Saving and retrieving data

Learn about Doctrine, the database abstraction layer of choice within Symfony to create a working frontend for the blog system


Ready to go User System

Ready to go User System

Integrate a premade user management sytem in to your project speeding up development time, learning how external dependencies are handled within Symfony along the way


Setting up the admin builder

Setting up the admin builder

Create an administration interface for managing blog posts that show up on the frontend.


The Form Builder

The Form Builder

Learn to handle taking data from the frontend and responding to it appropriately through the creation of a comment system.


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