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Merge branch '2.8'

* 2.8:
  Mark deprecated Twig functions as deprecated with the Twig feature
  [appveyor] PHP 5.3.11 for Symfony 2.7
  [HttpKernel] Group deprecation notices
  [Translation] added <tool> element metadata to XliffFileDumper

Conflicts:
	appveyor.yml
	src/Symfony/Bridge/Twig/AppVariable.php
	src/Symfony/Bridge/Twig/Extension/AssetExtension.php
	src/Symfony/Bridge/Twig/Extension/FormExtension.php

README.md

Console Component

Console eases the creation of beautiful and testable command line interfaces.

The Application object manages the CLI application:

use Symfony\Component\Console\Application;

$console = new Application();
$console->run();

The run() method parses the arguments and options passed on the command line and executes the right command.

Registering a new command can easily be done via the register() method, which returns a Command instance:

use Symfony\Component\Console\Input\InputInterface;
use Symfony\Component\Console\Input\InputArgument;
use Symfony\Component\Console\Input\InputOption;
use Symfony\Component\Console\Output\OutputInterface;

$console
    ->register('ls')
    ->setDefinition(array(
        new InputArgument('dir', InputArgument::REQUIRED, 'Directory name'),
    ))
    ->setDescription('Displays the files in the given directory')
    ->setCode(function (InputInterface $input, OutputInterface $output) {
        $dir = $input->getArgument('dir');

        $output->writeln(sprintf('Dir listing for <info>%s</info>', $dir));
    })
;

You can also register new commands via classes.

The component provides a lot of features like output coloring, input and output abstractions (so that you can easily unit-test your commands), validation, automatic help messages, ...

Tests

You can run the unit tests with the following command:

$ cd path/to/Symfony/Component/Console/
$ composer install
$ phpunit

Third Party

Resources/bin/hiddeninput.exe is a third party binary provided within this component. Find sources and license at https://github.com/Seldaek/hidden-input.

Resources

The Console Component

How to create a Console Command

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