Using Symfony console

Symfony framework comes with a built-in console tool that we can trigger by simply executing the following command within our project root directory:

php bin/console

By doing so, an extensive list of available commands is shown on screen, sectioned into the following groups:

  • assets
  • cache
  • config
  • debug
  • doctrine
  • generate
  • lint
  • orm
  • router
  • security
  • server
  • swiftmailer
  • translation

These empower us with various functionalities. Our special interest moving forward is going to be around doctrine and generate commands. The doctrine command, more specifically doctrine:generate:crud, generates a CRUD based on an existing Doctrine entity. Furthermore, the doctrine:generate:entity command generates a new Doctrine entity inside an existing bundle. These ...

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