Alice Fixtures for ZF2.

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A Zend Framework 2 Module integrating nelmio/alice and fzaninotto/Faker. AistAliceFixtures allows you to create fixtures/fake data for use while developing or testing projects. It provides you a few essential tools to make it very easy to generate complex data with constraints in a readable and easy to edit way.

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Installation of this module uses composer. For composer documentation, please refer to

  1. Install the module via composer by running:

    php composer.phar require aist/aist-alice-fixtures

    or download it directly from github and place it in your application's module/ directory.

  2. Add the AistAliceFixtures module to the module section of your config/application.config.php


This module provides additional formatters extending faker. Here is a list of the bundled formatters.

AistAliceFixtures\Faker\Provider\Internet extends Faker\Provider\Internet

slug                    // 'aut-repellat-commodi-vel-itaque-nihil-id-saepe-nostrum'
uniDecode               // 'Zazolc gesla jazn'

<slugify('some text')> allows to pass parameter into slugifier

Example fixture

        username: <username()>
        fullname: <firstName()> <lastName()>
        slug: <slugify(@self->fullname)>
        birthDate: <date()>
        email: <email()>

Loading fixtures

bin/doctrine-module orm:fixtures:load --force

It will append fixtures to existing DB.


  • Add truncate data & --append option
  • Add tests