Category: console

Symfony Console Beyond the Basics – Helpers and Other Tools

It’s undeniable how useful console commands can be when developing software. Not too long ago we re-introduced the Symfony Console component. This component allows us to create structured and testable CLI commands. We created some simple commands and tested them; but when our commands become bigger and more compl...

Re-Introducing Symfony Console – CLI PHP for the Uninitiated!

“The console component eases the creation of beautiful and testable command line interfaces.” This is how we are welcomed when we visit the Symfony Console component tool page. As software developers, we often feel the need to resort to command line tools. These kinds of tools are helpful when we need to do...

Console Wars – PHP CLI Libraries

I have always been a big fan of console commands and I try to provide a command line interface (CLI) as much as possible in most of my PHP projects. In this article, I’ll briefly compare three PHP console command libraries: The Symfony console component (symfony/Console) The Hoa console (hoa/console) The Webmozart co...