JWT Authentication with Symfony

JWT Authentication with Symfony

Configuring JWT Authentication with Symfony can be quite tricky, especially for beginners. We’ll guide you through a step-by-step tutorial getting you up to speed. We use LexikJWTAuthenticationBundle to setup JWT Auth in less than 10 mins. Our setup for JWT Authentication with Symfony Symfony 3.x, 4.x FosUserBundle (you may use any other user provider as well) LexikJWTAuthenticationBundle (used to setup JWT authentication) If you are […]

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Create Custom Twig Filter in under 2 min

Create Custom Twig Filter in under 2 min

A custom twig filter is required when the available twig filters cannot do the job for you. Base64 encoding and decoding for example, cannot be done using the built-in filters even though these functions exist in pure PHP. So how do you create a custom twig filter in Symfony? Requirements: Symfony 3.4 and above Create Custom Twig Filter For the sake of an example, we […]

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Routing with Symfony and Vuejs Router

Routing with Symfony and Vuejs Router

One of the initial problems you might come across while integrating Symfony and VueJs is probably Routes. How do you handle this Symfony Vuejs routing? How to let Symfony forward the request to Vue Router? Lets quickly get to answering these questions. Forwarding Requests from Symfony to the Vue Router To allow the Vue Router to take control, we need to forward incoming requests from […]

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Configure Doctrine Multiple target entities

Configure Doctrine Multiple target entities

Many developers are often plagued with questions of the best possible way to handle inheritance mapping or configuring multiple target entities in doctrine. How does one do that? Lets go over a slightly different scenario first to understand the real problem better. Lets say you have 2 entities with their respective fields: Person (id, name, profession) Engineer (id, level) We want that Person could have […]

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Symfony Vue JS Integration in under 10 mins

Symfony Vue JS Integration in under 10 mins

Integrating a good front end library like Vue js has become a de facto standard these days. This tutorial aims at integrating Vue js with Symfony backend. Symfony Vue Js integration is one of the best combinations for a trendy App, whether it be a SPA or a traditional Web App. Requirements Symfony 3.4 and above Vue JS  2.5 and above FOSRestBundle (optional, but useful […]

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Generate Sitemap in Symfony in 2 simple steps

Generate Sitemap in Symfony in 2 simple steps

What is a Sitemap? A Sitemap is a XML file that contains a list of URLs on your website that help the Search Engines discover and crawl your website more effectively. Generating a Sitemap in Symfony is one of the trivial tasks one might encounter. There are a few bundles that might help you, although the process & configuration could be tricky, especially for beginners. […]

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File permissions mode 0777 vs 777

File permissions mode 0777 vs 777

If the question Whats the difference between 0777 vs 777 file modes? runs through your mind, you’re not alone. Lets find out… A bit of history, I needed to create a directory (using Php). So as per the syntax of mkdir(), I used mkdir(‘/path/to/create/dir’, 777); where the 2nd passed parameter is the file mode. Normally, this should have worked fine and uploading any file to […]

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JS File Upload with Dropzone and Symfony

JS File Upload with Dropzone and Symfony

Handling File Uploads completely server-side (especially with Symfony) doesn’t usually seem a pretty straightforward task. It requires a lot of tweaking for stuff as simple as displaying the upload progress or even generate thumbnails for images, etc. Besides, the documentation is pretty convoluted in itself. An alternate is to use the simplicity of JS File Upload with Dropzone and Symfony 3.x+ that’ll not only help […]

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Get Random rows in Doctrine

Get Random rows in Doctrine

Every Php Symfony developer knows the struggle of getting random rows/records via Doctrine. This is because there is no native solution present and quite unfortunately, the doctrine team isn’t even willing to implement this feature! (Reference) So how could we get random rows/objects? Lets go over the possible options, each having its advantages & disadvantages : 1. Add a customized Numeric Function: To do this, […]

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