This package is abandoned and no longer maintained. The author suggests using the api-platform/core package instead.

Generate a JSON schema from a PHP entity

v0.1.0 2016-01-11 15:45 UTC

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Last update: 2022-01-10 20:44:46 UTC


This library is deprecated, use API Platform JSON Schema instead.

Creates a JSON Schema from a PHP entity. Useful to ensure that a given JSON document will be deserialized properly in an object graph.

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Use https://getcomposer.org to install the library:

composer require dunglas/php-to-json-schema


use Dunglas\PhpToJsonSchema\Generator;
use Symfony\Component\PropertyInfo\Extractor\ReflectionExtractor;
use Symfony\Component\PropertyInfo\PropertyInfoExtractor;

class MyClass
    private $foo;
    private $bar;

    public function setFoo(string $foo)
        $this->foo = $foo;

    public function setBar(float $bar = null)
        $this->bar = $bar;

    // ...

$reflectionExtractor = new ReflectionExtractor();
$propertyInfoExtractor = new PropertyInfoExtractor([$reflectionExtractor], [$reflectionExtractor], [], [$reflectionExtractor]);

$generator = new Generator($propertyInfoExtractor);
echo json_encode($generator->generate(MyClass::class));


Created by Kévin Dunglas.