Tutorial Application for Pop PHP Framework

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This is a basic tutorial application for the Pop PHP Framework to demonstrate how to wire up some simple routes for a web-facing application and a CLI-based application.


Create a new project with it:

$ composer create-project popphp/popphp-tutorial project-folder

Or clone the repository and install it:

$ composer install

Once installed, the web access point is at public/index.php and the main CLI access point is at script/pop


You must change the permissions of the database and script folders and their contents to writable in order for the application to fully work.



Start the web server by running:

$ ./kettle serve

And then access the web application at these address:


You should see the main home page with comment form at the bottom. You can submit a comment and see it added to the list of comments on the page.


Setting the script/pop script to be executable, you can test the CLI application like this:

$ ./script/pop help
$ ./script/pop show
$ ./script/pop delete

The first command shows the help screen; the second command shows any comments that have been posted; the third command allows you to select a post to delete.


  • The tutorial application uses the pop-db component to store the comments in a small SQLite database.
  • The tutorial application uses the pop-form component to create, render and validate the comment form.
  • The web application has a view folder, app/view, that holds the view scripts for web page display.
  • The web application is utilizing the pop-http component to leverage the HTTP request and response objects within the controller object.
  • The CLI application is utilizing the pop-console component to leverage it for parsing the CLI requests and returning the appropriate responses to the CLI.