Symfony Demo Application
The "Symfony Demo Application" is a reference application created to show how to develop applications following the Symfony Best Practices.
You can also learn about these practices in the official Symfony Book.
- PHP 8.1.0 or higher;
- PDO-SQLite PHP extension enabled;
- and the usual Symfony application requirements.
There are 3 different ways of installing this project depending on your needs:
Option 1. Download Symfony CLI and use the
symfony binary installed
on your computer to run this command:
$ symfony new --demo my_project
Option 2. Download Composer and use the
composer binary installed
on your computer to run these commands:
# you can create a new project based on the Symfony Demo project... $ composer create-project symfony/symfony-demo my_project # ...or you can clone the code repository and install its dependencies $ git clone https://github.com/symfony/demo.git my_project $ cd my_project/ $ composer install
Option 3. Click the following button to deploy this project on Platform.sh, the official Symfony PaaS, so you can try it without installing anything locally:
There's no need to configure anything before running the application. There are 2 different ways of running this application depending on your needs:
Option 1. Download Symfony CLI and run this command:
$ cd my_project/ $ symfony serve
Then access the application in your browser at the given URL (https://localhost:8000 by default).
Option 2. Use a web server like Nginx or Apache to run the application (read the documentation about configuring a web server for Symfony).
On your local machine, you can run this command to use the built-in PHP web server:
$ cd my_project/ $ php -S localhost:8000 -t public/
Execute this command to run tests:
$ cd my_project/ $ ./bin/phpunit