Aura Framework v2
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Aura Framework v2

The missing Manual

About the Book

Aura framework is built on top of aura libraries. It uses monolog a psr-3 logger for logging. The libraries are standalone and can be used in any codebase. If you are looking for specific library documentation visit the library hosted at github or aura website and choose from v1 or v2 packages.

The book concentrates on aura framework version 2 and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

In due course if you feel something is missing or can be improved, feel free to open issues or contribute to the project hosted in github.

About the Authors

Hari K T
Hari K T

Freelance PHP developer, husband, open-source lover and contributor aura project. Speaker at osidays 2012, technical reviewer Packt publishers, occassionally writes at sitepoint,

Paul M. Jones
Paul M. Jones

Paul M. Jones is an internationally recognized PHP expert who has worked as everything from junior developer to VP of Engineering in all kinds of organizations (corporate, military, non-profit, educational, medical, and others). Paul's latest open-source project is the Atlas Persistence Framework for PHP. Among his other accomplishments, Paul is the lead developer on Aura for PHP and Solar Framework, and the creator of the Savant template system. He has authored a series of authoritative benchmarks on dynamic framework performance, and was a founding contributor to the Zend Framework (the DB, DB_Table, and View components). Paul was a founding member of the PHP Framework Interoperability Group, where he shepherded the PSR-1 and PSR-2 recommendations, and was the primary author on the PSR-4 autoloader recommendation. He was also a member of the Zend PHP 5.3 Certification education advisory board. He blogs at In a previous career, Paul was an operations intelligence specialist for the US Air Force, and enjoys putting .308 holes in targets at 400 yards.

Paul M. Jones

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Table of Contents

  • Getting Started
    • Installation
    • Exploring the Hello World!
  • Configuration
    • Setting The Config Mode
    • Config File Location
    • Mapping Config Modes To Classes
    • Changing Config Settings
    • Adding A Config Mode
  • Routing
    • Adding a Route
    • Advanced Usage
    • Extended Route Specification
    • Default Route Specifications
    • Simple Routes
    • Automatic Params
    • Optional Params
    • Wildcard Params
    • Attaching Route Groups
    • Attaching REST Resource Routes
  • Dispatching
    • Microframework
    • Modified Micro-Framework Style
    • Full-Stack Style
  • Request
    • Superglobals
    • Client
    • Content
    • Headers
    • Method
    • Params
    • Url
  • Response
    • Status
    • Headers
    • Cookies
    • Content
    • Cache
    • Redirect
  • Dependency Injection
    • Setting And Getting Services
    • Constructor Injection
    • Default Parameter Values
    • Instance-Specific Parameter Values
    • Lazy-Loaded Services As Parameter Values
    • Setter Injection
    • Setter Method Values
    • Instance-Specific Setter Values
  • View
    • Installation
    • Configuration
    • Integration with actions
  • Forms
    • Installation
    • Usage
    • Configuration
    • Populating
    • Validating User Input
    • Rendering
  • Validation
    • Installation
    • Applying Rules to Data Objects
    • Validating and Sanitizing
    • Blank Values
    • Available Rules
    • Custom Messages
    • Creating and Using Custom Rules
    • Writing a Rule Class
    • Set The Class As A Service
    • Apply The New Rule
  • Internationalization
    • Installation
    • Service
    • Setting Localized Messages For A Package
    • Setting The Default Locale
    • Getting A Localized Message
    • Replacing Message Tokens With Values
    • Pluralized Messages
  • Session
    • Installation
    • Service
    • Segments
    • Lazy Session Starting
    • Saving, Clearing, and Destroying Sessions
    • Session Security
    • Flash Values
  • Authentication
    • Building Service class
    • Configuration
    • Calling Auth Methods
    • Eg : Calling methods inside action
  • Action Domain Responder
    • Responder Bundle
  • Command line / cli / console
    • Features of Aura.Cli
    • Services
    • Quick Start
    • Project Configuration
    • Logging
    • Commands
    • Micro-Framework Style
    • Full-Stack Style
  • Setting up your virtual host
    • Apache
    • Nginx

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