The mini framework

v1.2.3 2021-02-21 21:09 UTC

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Last update: 2022-07-22 00:33:02 UTC



This is a mini framework to run some basic web apps.

Table of contents


require the package by following composer command:

composer require hgh/fox-framework

Folder structure of the framework

The folder structure of the app is:

 - app
 ----- Console
 ---------- Commands
 ----- Http
 ---------- Controllers
 ----- Models
 - public
 ----- index.php
 - resources
 ----- views
 - storage
 ----- logs


The controllers to render the web pages. All the controllers must be extended from Fox/Controller/Controller. The parent class will provide some common methods. The list of methods:

  • render
  • json


The models to interact with the database. All the models must be extended from Fox/Database/Model. The parent method will provide some methods to interact with database. The list of all methods:

  • find(static)
  • insert(static)
  • findOne(static)


The commands to run some actions in the CLI. All the consoles must be extended from Fox/Console/Console. Sone notes that must considered:

  • All the commands must have the SIGNATURE const to use in the console. like sample:action
  • SINGATURE may have the arguments. Arguments must be surrounded by the {}. sample:action {sampleArgument}
  • Optional arguments must have ? before the argument name. like sample:action {?sampleArgument}

Environment variables

Variable Description Available values
DATABASE The engine of database mysql
MYSQL_HOST The host of MySQL anything
MYSQL_USERNAME The username of MySQL anything
MYSQL_PASSWORD The password of MySQL anything
MYSQL_PORT The port of MySQL anything
MYSQL_DATABASE The database name anything
APP_DEBUG Debug mode of application. When it is on you can see the errors and their trace true or false