Re: Anybody experimenting with Symfony?

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: 12 Apr 2008 10:26:17 GMT
Message-ID: <48008e49$0$6429$>

On Sat, 12 Apr 2008 03:20:44 -0700, vitalisman wrote:

> On 11 avr, 22:27, Mladen Gogala <> wrote:

>> I was experimenting a bit with symfony (
>> a freeware application generator more potent then APEX. It is easy to
>> add bells and whistles but not so easy to change queries generated by
>> the propel ORM (Object-Relational Mapper. Yeah, this is a PHP version
>> of Hibernate). The documentation is, in my opinion, fairly attrocious.
>> Any oraclites with some more experience?

> Not me.
> But the only demo on their site is really basic. Can symfony really
> generate professional front-ends to databases?

It can generate very good front ends. What I am having trouble with is customization. For instance, I am unable to modify the front end so that I can use "contains" or even achieve case insensitivity (upper/lower). The documentation is, despite the book, really inadequate.

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