Zend Framework 2 Module for Doctrine
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Doctrine Module for Zend Framework 2

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The Doctrine module intends to integrate Doctrine 2 with Zend Framework 2 quickly and easily. This module is a provides common Doctrine and ZF integration. To get the most benefit you must use a provider module such as DoctrineORMModule. The following features are intended to work out of the box:

  • CLI support for Doctrine 2 ORM and Doctrine MongoDB ODM.
  • Validators for ObjectExists and NoObjectExists
  • Authentication adapter for Zend\Authenticator
  • Support for using existing PDO connections


Zend Framework 2

Doctrine CLI

The Doctrine CLI has been pre-configured for you and works as is without any special configuration required for MongoODM and ORM. It will just use your configuration for those modules.

Access the Doctrine command line through



Installation of DoctrineModule uses composer. For composer documentation, please refer to getcomposer.org.

Installation steps

  1. cd my/project/directory

  2. create a composer.json file with following contents (minimum stability is required since the module still has frequent updates):

        "minimum-stability": "dev",
        "require": {
            "doctrine/doctrine-module": "dev-master"
  3. install composer via curl -s http://getcomposer.org/installer | php (on windows, download http://getcomposer.org/installer and execute it with PHP)

  4. run php composer.phar install

  5. open my/project/directory/configs/application.config.php and add the following key to your modules:


Installation steps (without composer)

  1. clone this module to vendor/DoctrineModule

  2. The module depends on Doctrine Common 2.3.*, Doctrine Data-Fixtures, Symfony Console >= 2.0.13, Symfony Yaml >= 2.0.13 , Zend Framework > 2.0.0-beta5 . You have to download/install those packages and have them autoloaded.

  3. open my/project/directory/configs/application.config.php and add the following key to your modules:



See the UPGRADE.md file.