Symfony 4 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.
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.