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A PHP client library for the BigOven API

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A PHP client library for the BigOven API.


BigOven API Client for PHP can be installed with Composer by adding it as a dependency to your project's composer.json file.

    "require": {
        "cpliakas/bigoven-php": "*"

Please refer to Composer's documentation for more detailed installation and usage instructions.


require 'vendor/autoload.php';

// Instantiate the client class that consumes the API.
$bigOven = \BigOven\BigOvenClient::factory(array(
    'api_key'  => 'my-api-key',
    'username' => 'my-username',
    'password' => 'my-password',

// Get a recipe by ID and display the title.
$recipe = $bigOven->getRecipe('12345');
echo $recipe->title() . PHP_EOL;

// List the ingredients.
echo 'Ingredients: ' . PHP_EOL;
foreach ($recipe as $ingredient) {
  echo $ingredient->name() . PHP_EOL;

// Show the user who posted the recipe.
echo 'Posted by: ' . $recipe->poster()->userName() . PHP_EOL;

// Get a list of recipes that have "cheese" in the title.
$recipes = $bigOven->findRecipesByTitle('cheese');