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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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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