Minimal Symfony Rest API Tutorial

In this tutorial I’m gonna show you some basic tricks which will allow you to write a simple RESTful API, or at least to begin to.

If you read this previuos tutorial you’ll be aquainted with Symfony‘s CRUD operations and it’s gonna be easy for me to tell you how to proceed.

Symfony the web framework

The first thing you’re gonna have to do is to setup your environment, to do that I advice you to install Xammp in order to have PHP and MySQL working on your machine.

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Quick RESTful API with Node.js Express and DocumentDB

In this episode we’ll be continuing our journey through Node.js, looking at a simple and minimal RESTful API example with the help of Express to build it, and DocumentDB for our persistence.

The old plain JavaScript language

If you haven’t done before, take a look at this tutorial which is conceptually similar, except for the fact that persistence this time is based on a MongoDB engine, hosted on AWS, and it’s called DocumentDB.

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Xiaomi Mi the new era of Mobile Phones

After President Trump ban of Huawei, there seem to be less alternatives on the market than ever before. Protectionism of any kind could not be of any good for anyone.

Android has given us the possibility to access to mobile computing at a cheap price, have different prices combined with a good variety of models with different features. It is a standard and it’s free for all of us.

All we have a Mobile Phone

But what if we put global economy into the picture? The result is that we’ll all have to switch our preferences when it comes to mobile phones.

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Ruby to S3, an introduction guide to its AWS SDK

And finally we land into the world of Ruby, which has one of the most richest and finest SDKs when it comes to AWS.

This tutorial is based on Ubuntu WSL, the subshell for the Redmond’s OS, and you can download it easily from the Microsoft store.

Although recommended for the purposes of this guide, I think you can make it even if you are on a vanilla Ubuntu installation or virtual machine.

The Ruby programming language

The first thing is to install Ruby on WSL, I chose RVM to install and manage different versions of the language on the same operating system. Once you’re logged on WSL, issue the following commands, and everything should work fine:

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Symfony 4: a CRUD tutorial, second edition

This tutorial follows another guide that I made, always about Symfony, but this time we’re talking about Symfony 4.

As the framework evolves into new releases there might be some changes in methods, classes and tools. They may become deprecated or obsolete and new tools may be added, although some kind of retrocompatibility may be assured.

Symfony the web framework

If you want to know more about that, you can visit Symfony’s roadmap and discover how it will evolve and how long the various versions will be maintained.

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