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Demo of graphql middleware

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Last update: 2021-12-05 23:47:57 UTC


This is a demo application that show how to integrate php graphql-middleware with zend expressive and doctrine

Like Youshido/GraphQLDemoApp demo app, this demo mimic the React TODO app

Running the application

Docker Container

You can you use docker to run the application. Copy docker-compose.local.dist to docker-compose.local and modify to your needs.

start the container

  • ./ start or docker-compose up

install deps

  • ./ composer install

Configurations setup

  • Copy config/autoload/doctrine.local.php.dist to config/autoload/doctrine.local.php by default sqlite is used and the db is stored in data/sqlite.db
  • Setting up the db with:
./ php bin/doctrine orm:schema-tool:update --force


Opening your browser to http://localhost or your docker environment address, you can use the GraphiQL interface to interact with the server.

Sending Requests

You can send:

  • GET request to the /graphql uri
  • POST request using the application/graphql header
curl -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Content-Type: application/graphql" -d '{
	todos {
}' "http://localhost/"


This demo is build to show how to use php GraphQL Middleware with zend expressive