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The Definitive Guide to symfony by François Zaninotto, Fabien Potencier

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Chapter 14. Generators

Many applications are based on data stored in a database and offer an interface to access it. Symfony automates the repetitive task of creating a module providing data manipulation capabilities based on a Propel object. If your object model is properly defined, symfony can even generate an entire site administration automatically. This chapter will tell you of the two generators bundled in symfony: scaffolding and administration generator. The latter relies on a special configuration file with a complete syntax, so most of this chapter describes the various possibilities of the administration generator.

Code Generation Based on the Model

In a web application, data access operations can be categorized as one of the following: ...

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