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A bundle to use swarrot inside your Symfony2 application


The recommended way to install this bundle is through Composer. Just run:

composer require swarrot/swarrot-bundle

Update app/AppKernel.php:

public function registerBundles()
    $bundles = array(
        // ...
        new Swarrot\SwarrotBundle\SwarrotBundle(),

    return $bundles;

Configuration reference

    provider: pecl # pecl or amqp_lib
    default_connection: rabbitmq
    default_command: swarrot.command.base # Swarrot\SwarrotBundle\Command\SwarrotCommand
            host: "%rabbitmq_host%"
            port: "%rabbitmq_port%"
            login: "%rabbitmq_login%"
            password: "%rabbitmq_password%"
            vhost: '/'
            processor: my_consumer.processor.service
            middleware_stack: # order matter
                 - configurator: swarrot.processor.signal_handler
                   # extras:
                   #     signal_handler_signals:
                   #         - SIGTERM
                   #         - SIGINT
                   #         - SIGQUIT
                 # - configurator: swarrot.processor.insomniac
                 - configurator: swarrot.processor.max_messages
                   # extras:
                   #     max_messages: 100
                 - configurator: swarrot.processor.max_execution_time
                   # extras:
                   #     max_execution_time: 300
                 - configurator: swarrot.processor.memory_limit
                   # extras:
                   #     memory_limit: null
                 - configurator: swarrot.processor.doctrine_connection
                   # extras:
                   #     doctrine_ping: true
                   #     doctrine_close_master: true
                 - configurator: swarrot.processor.doctrine_object_manager
                 - configurator: swarrot.processor.exception_catcher

                 - configurator: swarrot.processor.ack
                   # extras:
                   #     requeue_on_error: false
                 - configurator: swarrot.processor.retry
                   # extras:
                   #     retry_exchange: retry
                   #     retry_attempts: 3
                   #     retry_routing_key_pattern: 'retry_%%attempt%%'
                 # - configurator: swarrot.processor.new_relic
                 #   extras:
                 #       new_relic_app_name: ~
                 #       new_relic_license: ~
                 #       new_relic_transaction_name: ~

                 # - configurator: swarrot.processor.rpc_server
                 #   extras:
                 #       rpc_exchange: rpc
                 # - configurator: swarrot.processor.rpc_client
                 #   extras:
                 #       rpc_client_correlation_id: ~
                poll_interval: 500000
            connection: rabbitmq # use the default connection by default
            exchange: my_exchange
            routing_key: my_routing_key

Publish a message

First step is to retrieve the swarrot publisher service from your controller.

$messagePublisher = $this->get('swarrot.publisher');

After you need to prepare your message with the Message class.

use Swarrot\Broker\Message;

$message = new Message('"My first message with the awesome swarrot lib :)"');

Then you can publish a new message into a predefined configuration (connection, exchange, routing_key, etc.) from your message_types.

$messagePublisher->publish('webhook.send', $message);

When publishing a message you can override the message_types configuration by passing a third argument:

$messagePublisher->publish('webhook.send', $message, array(
    'exchange'    => 'my_new_echange',
    'connection'  => 'my_second_connection',
    'routing_key' => 'my_new_routing_key'

Consume a message

Swarrot will automatically create new commands according to your configuration. This command need the queue name to consume as first argument. You can also use a named connection as second argument if you don't want to use the default one.

app/console swarrot:consume:my_consumer_name queue_name [connection_name]

Your processor will automatically be decorated by all processors named in the middleware_stack section. The order matter.

All this processors are configurable. You can add extras key on each configurator definition in your config.yml. Take a look at configuration reference to see available extras for existing Configurators.

You can also use options of the command line:

  • --poll-interval [default: 500000]: Change the polling interval when no message found in broker
  • --requeue-on-error (-r): Re-queue the message in the same queue if an error occurred.
  • --no-catch (-C): Disable the ExceptionCatcher processor (available only if the processor is in the stack)
  • --max-execution-time (-t) [default: 300]: Configure the MaxExecutionTime processor (available only if the processor is in the stack)
  • --max-messages (-m) [default: 300]: Configure the MaxMessages processor (available only if the processor is in the stack)
  • --no-retry (-R): Disable the Retry processor (available only if the processor is in the stack)

Default values will be override by your config.yml and use of options will override defaut config values.

Run your command with -h̀ to have the full list of options.

Implementing your own Provider

If you want to implement your own provider (like Redis). First, you have to implements the Swarrot\SwarrotBundle\Broker\FactoryInterface. Then, you can register it with along the others services and tag it with swarrot.provider_factory.

        class: AppBundle\Provider\CustomFactory
            - {name: swarrot.provider_factory}
        class: AppBundle\Provider\RedisFactory
            - {name: swarrot.provider_factory, alias: redis}

Now you can tell to swarrot to use it in the config.yml file.

  provider: app.swarrot.custom_provider_factory

or with the alias

  provider: redis

How to use a custom processor

If you want to use a custom processor, you need two things. The Processor itself and a ProcessorConfigurator. For the Processor, you can refer to the swarrot/swarrot documentation. For the ConfigurationProcessor, you need to implement the ProcessorConfiguratorInterface and to register it as a service. Once down, just add it to the middleware stack of your consumer:

  - configurator: swarrot.processor.signal_handler
  - configurator: my_own_processor_configurator_service_id

As usual, take care of the order of your middleware_stack.

Running your tests without publishing

If you use Swarrot you may not want to really publish messages like in test environment for example. You can use the BlackholePublisher to achieve this.

Simply override the swarrot.publisher.class parameter in the DIC with the Swarrot\SwarrotBundle\Broker\PublisherBlackhole class.

Update config_test.yml for example:

    swarrot.publisher.class: Swarrot\SwarrotBundle\Broker\BlackholePublisher


This bundle is released under the MIT License. See the bundled LICENSE file for details.