Generating a doctrine migration without dropping custom tables

If your application needs to hold some custom (unmapped) tables in the database, then generating migrations with doctrine-migrations diff will try to drop the custom tables. This article provides a solution on how to avoid dropping those tables. … Read More

Creating admin accounts in DotKernel API

Creating admin accounts in DotKernel API Starting from v3, DotKernel API introduces support for admin accounts. In this article we will describe two different methods of creating an admin account. … Read More

List available endpoints in DotKernel API using dot-cli

Displaying DotKernel API endpoints using dot-cli Starting from version 3, DotKernel API uses dot-cli to display a list of available endpoints. Usage Run the following command in your application’s root directory: php ./bin/cli.php route:list The command runs through all routes … Read More

Using Postman for documentation in DotKernel API 3

Using Postman documentation in DotKernel API 3 Starting from version 3.0 DotKernel API provides it’s documentation using Postman. In this article we will go into the details of creating and maintaining your application’s documentation. … Read More

Replacing dot-console with dot-cli based on laminas-cli

Implementing dot-cli in your application DotKernel’s dot-cli package comes as a replacement for dot-console, which was abandoned after Laminas abandoned their laminas-console package, that dot-console was based on. … Read More

CORS policy setup in Dotkernel using mezzio-cors

Error message Access to fetch at RESOURCE_URL from origin ORIGIN_URL has been blocked by CORS policy: No ‘Access-Control-Allow-Origin’ header is present on the requested resource. Most developers have encountered this error when interacting with APIs. In this article we will … Read MoreRead More

How to group log files by date using dot-log

As described in this article, dot-log is a powerful tool for logging messages in your application. It’s power stays in the fact that it can be implemented in a few easy steps and that it’s highly customizable. … Read More

How to implement MailChimp in DotKernel API

This article will walk you through the process of implementing MailChimp into your instance of DotKernel API using drewm/mailchimp-api   Step 1: Add the library to your application using the following command: composer require drewm/mailchimp-api   Step 2: Create configuration … Read More

DotKernel API 1.0.0 Released

DotKernel API 1.0.0 was just released!   What is DotKernel API? It is a Zend Expressive 3 application aiming to help developers quickly and efficiently develop an API.   How does it work? Under the hood it uses the following … Read More

DotKernel API Server Side Authorization

This article covers the basic authorization of a Server Side application  built using DotKernel API Protecting an endpoint no-auth: the resource can be accessed without the need of authentication/authorization authentication: the resource can be accessed only by authenticated users authorization: … Read More