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Symfony 5 PHP Framework

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£157 inc VAT
Or £52.33/mo. for 3 months...
Study method
Online, self-paced
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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This course includes lifetime access so you can complete it at your own speed.

This course is designed for those interested to learn how to use Symfony framework to build an eCommerce website.

Benefits of taking this course include:

  • Unlimited and lifetime access to the course
  • Learn the course at your own pace
  • Course can be accessed on any platform
  • 24/7 Customer support

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Who this course is for:

  • Developers looking to learn Symfony
  • Developers looking to learn about MVC PHP frameworks

What you'll learn:

  • Build an eCommerce store in Symfony
  • Twig templates, Doctrine ORM, Encore, SASS, sessions, forms and email delivery

Symfony is the number one PHP framework used by real businesses to build stable, scalable, and modern web applications. In this course, we will dive in and learn hands-on as we build an eCommerce website together.

We’ll cover:

  • Symfony basics and setup
  • MVC architecture
  • Routing and controllers
  • Twig templating
  • Static assets, Encore, SASS and CSS
  • Doctrine ORM and databases
  • Session handling
  • Forms and validation
  • Sending emails

Hi, I’m Chris and I have taught tens of thousands of students and I would love for you to be the next one. I look forward to seeing you inside the course!

Symfony 5 PHP Framework will cover the following topics:

Section 1 - Introduction

  • Welcome
  • How To Use This Course
  • Downloadable Course Handbook
  • Course Resources

Section 2 - Getting Set Up

  • Symfony CLI
  • Checking Your Environment

Section 3 - Creating Our First Page

  • Installing Symfony
  • Symfony Dev Server
  • Symfony Architecture
  • Creating A Controller
  • Adding The Route
  • Using Annotations

Section 4 - Twig Templating

  • Templating
  • Installing Twig
  • Creating A Template
  • Using The Abstract Controller
  • Variables In Twig
  • Twig Security
  • Using Layouts

Section 5 - Static Assets

  • What Are Static Assets?
  • Serving Static Files
  • SASS Pre-Processing
  • Installing Encore
  • Compiling Assets
  • Enabling SASS
  • Including Our Assets
  • Adding Some CSS

Section 6 - Databases

  • Doctrine ORM
  • Local Database Setup
  • Alternative AWS Setup
  • Configuring The Database
  • Creating A Product Entity
  • Generating The Schema
  • Importing Sample Data
  • Listing The Products
  • Product Listing Template
  • Viewing Our Product List

Section 7 - Routing

  • Routing Options
  • Product Details
  • Page Product Details Template
  • Handling Not Found Errors
  • Customising The Error Page
  • Section 8 - Sessions
  • Add To Basket
  • Add To Basket Button
  • Configuring The Session Service
  • Handling Request Input
  • Basket Controller
  • Basket Template
  • View Basket Link

Section 9 - Forms And Validation

  • Installing The Form Package
  • Creating An Order Entity
  • Building The Checkout
  • Checkout Template
  • Testing The Checkout
  • Processing The Order
  • Migrating The Orders Table
  • Tidying Up Checkout

Section 10 - Email

  • Email And Transport Layers
  • Installing The Email Package
  • Configuring The Email Service
  • Sending An Email Confirmation
  • Email Template
  • Testing The Email Confirmation

Section 11 - Conclusion

  • Conclusion

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for those interested to learn how to use Symfony framework to build an eCommerce website.


A basic knowledge of PHP would be helpful

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