The "Symfony EmberJS Edition" distribution
Welcome to the Symfony EmberJS Edition - a fully-functional Symfony2 application that you can use as the skeleton for your new applications.
It owes a lot to: FOSRestBundle
This document contains information on how to download, install, and start using Symfony. For a more detailed explanation, see the Installation chapter of the Symfony Documentation.
- Installing Dependencies
npm install -g bower npm install -g ember-precompile
- Installing the EmberJS Edition
When it comes to installing the Symfony EmberJS Edition, you have the following options.
As Symfony uses Composer to manage its dependencies, the recommended way to create a new project is to use it.
If you don't have Composer yet, download it following the instructions on http://getcomposer.org/ or just run the following command:
curl -s http://getcomposer.org/installer | php
Then, use the
create-project command to generate a new Symfony application:
php composer.phar create-project ucsf-ckm/symfony-emberjs-edition path/to/install
Composer will install Symfony and all its dependencies under the
To quickly test Symfony, you can also download an archive of the EmberJS Edition and unpack it somewhere under your web server root directory.
If you downloaded an archive "without vendors", you also need to install all the necessary dependencies. Download composer (see above) and run the following command:
php composer.phar install
- Checking your System Configuration
Before starting coding, make sure that your local system is properly configured for Symfony.
check.php script from the command line:
The script returns a status code of
0 if all mandatory requirements are met,
config.php script from a browser:
If you get any warnings or recommendations, fix them before moving on.
- Browsing the Demo Application
Congratulations! You're now ready to use Symfony.
config.php page click on the "Configure your
Symfony Application online" link of the
Setup your database connection - use sqlite for a fast demo.
Create the database schema and add some sample data:
php app/console doctrine:schema:create --env=dev php app/console doctrine:fixtures:load --env=dev
To see a real-live EmberJS in Symfony page in action, access the following page:
To browse your new API documentation visit:
And to see the API in action
web/app_dev.php/api/v1/products web/app_dev.php/api/v1/products/1.json web/app_dev.php/api/v1/products/1.xml
The Symfony EmberJS Edition is configured with the following defaults:
Twig is the only configured template engine;
Doctrine ORM/DBAL is configured;
Swiftmailer is configured;
Annotations for everything are enabled.
FOSRest is configured
Bower is configured
Assetic with ember-precompile is configured
It comes pre-configured with the following bundles:
FrameworkBundle - The core Symfony framework bundle
SensioFrameworkExtraBundle - Adds several enhancements, including template and routing annotation capability
DoctrineBundle - Adds support for the Doctrine ORM
TwigBundle - Adds support for the Twig templating engine
SecurityBundle - Adds security by integrating Symfony's security component
SwiftmailerBundle - Adds support for Swiftmailer, a library for sending emails
MonologBundle - Adds support for Monolog, a logging library
AsseticBundle - Adds support for Assetic, an asset processing library
WebProfilerBundle (in dev/test env) - Adds profiling functionality and the web debug toolbar
SensioDistributionBundle (in dev/test env) - Adds functionality for configuring and working with Symfony distributions
SensioGeneratorBundle (in dev/test env) - Adds code generation capabilities
FOSRestBundle - Adds suport for rest API
NelmioApiDocBundle - Generates API Docs
SpBowerBundle - Downloads bower dependencies
AcmeApiBundle (in dev/test env) - A demo bundle with example code for building an EmberJS friendly API
AcmeEmberBundle (in dev/test env) - A demo bundle with example code for organizing and EmberJS application
All libraries and bundles included in the Symfony EmberJS Edition are released under the MIT or BSD license.