Lightweight Exporter library

1.7.1 2017-02-09 16:39 UTC


Build Status

Data Exporter is a lightweight library to export data into different formats.

Installation using Composer

Add the dependency:

php composer.phar require sonata-project/exporter

If asked for a version, type in 'dev-master' (unless you want another version):

Please provide a version constraint for the sonata-project/exporter requirement: dev-master



use Exporter\Handler;
use Exporter\Source\PDOStatementSourceIterator;
use Exporter\Writer\CsvWriter;

// Prepare the data source
$dbh = new \PDO('sqlite:foo.db');
$stm = $dbh->prepare('SELECT id, username, email FROM user');

$source = new PDOStatementSourceIterator($stm);

// Prepare the writer
$writer = new CsvWriter('data.csv');

// Export the data
Handler::create($source, $writer)->export();

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Note for Symfony2 users

  • For Symfony >=2.3, use tag ^1.4
  • For Symfony 2.2, use tag 1.3.1
  • For Symfony 2.1, use tag 1.2.3
  • For Ssymfony 2.0, use tag 1.1.0