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This library is created in order to use reactPHP as a HTTP server for Slim framework. It will launch a Slim\App process when a request is made, and at the same time it will transfer data from reactPHP native objects into Slim objects. With this, we will be able to create a basic react server for a Slim framework application.

Data, cookies and file uploads transmission between react and Slim objects. You can access through slim native functions to uploaded files, data and cookies.

##Installation You can install the component in the following ways:

##Usage After the composer autoload requirement a Slim\App should be instanced and prepared as usual. Slim\App can be bootstrapped and all dependencies can be injected as you like, after that, a reactphp-slim server should be instanced and call the run method in it, using slim\App as parameter. The reactphp-slim server will act as intermediary and will launch the slim application through the process method when requested, this method avoids the usual request and response bootstrap made by Slim.

When uploading files, move_uploaded_files() probably won't work, use native object methods to move the file.

require '../vendor/autoload.php';

use \mbarquin\reactSlim;

// We keep a new Slim app instance.
$app = new \Slim\App();

// We add a closure to attend defined request routes
$app->any('/hello/{name}', function (
        \Slim\Http\Request $request,
        \Slim\Http\Response $response) {

        $name = $request->getAttribute('name');

        $response->getBody()->write("Hello, $name");
        $response->getBody()->write(print_r($request->getParsedBody(), true));
        $response->getBody()->write(print_r($request->getCookieParams(), true));
        $response->getBody()->write(print_r($request->getHeaders(), true));
        // $response->getBody()->write(print_r($request->getUploadedFiles(), true));

        return $response;

$server = new \mbarquin\reactSlim\Server();


\mbarquin\reactSlim\Server object is the class which is going to configure and launch a ReactPHP server. It has two main methods

withHost($string) Sets the IP to be listened to

withPort($int) Sets the port the server will be listening to, by default it will be set to 1337.

run(\Slim\App $app) It launches the server process and wait until a request is made to launch the \Slim\App passed as parameter.

v0.4.2 Setup

This is the old setup to run the reactPHP server with a slimPHP application

require '../vendor/autoload.php';

use mbarquin\reactSlim;

// We keep a new Slim app instance.
$app = new \Slim\App();

// We add a closure to listen defined request routes
$app->get('/hello/{name}', function (
        \mbarquin\reactSlim\Request $request,
        \mbarquin\reactSlim\Response $response) {

        $name = $request->getAttribute('name');
        $response->getBody()->write("Hello, $name");

        return $response;

// We create a closure to be attached to server request event.
$serverCallback = function (
       \React\Http\Request $request,
       \React\Http\Response $response) use ($app){

    $slRequest  = \mbarquin\reactSlim\Request::createFromReactRequest($request);
    $slResponse = new \mbarquin\reactSlim\Response();

    $app->process($slRequest, $slResponse);

    $slResponse->setReactResponse($response, true);

// We make the setup of the ReactPHP
$loop   = React\EventLoop\Factory::create();
$socket = new React\Socket\Server($loop);
$http   = new React\Http\Server($socket, $loop);

// Ligamos la closure al evento request.
$http->on('request', $serverCallback);

echo "Server running at\n";

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