Advanced usage: example with Doctrine

That's not really an advanced topic, but the sample will be a bit hard to read (as it takes many files), so let's say it targets more experienced Symfony users.

In this demo, we're displaying a MyArray of MyElements, both persisted into the database. The MyArray entity only have an id and a name, and MyElement has id, MyArray's id and a value. This is quite the same as we seen in all demos, but persisted.

Array name:
Add an element...

Existing arrays:
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---#ic3ee8978c60737ab5d058b5a3f6a1b09 Open Delete
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#72 Open Delete
#91 Open Delete
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%2391 Open Delete
%253F#ic3ee8978c60737ab5d058b5a3f6a1b09 Open Delete
%27 Open Delete
%2E Open Delete
%3F Open Delete
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11 Open Delete
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11#i8c18088ea4d8dd4d6e5e986bceed35da Open Delete
1111#i1dcd1cbb0d8eeb1fd3a32dc2aa9c8013 Open Delete
1111#i8c18088ea4d8dd4d6e5e986bceed35da Open Delete
1111#ibcac9f4c58199eeaa7ba5c7750b8434b Open Delete
11111 Open Delete
11111111111111 Open Delete
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bjfhj#ibcac9f4c58199eeaa7ba5c7750b8434b Open Delete
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D#i5784b3886628c4362594ffa43547edb4 Open Delete
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dfa#i8c18088ea4d8dd4d6e5e986bceed35da Open Delete
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gdfg#i1097c8b84b58a65ed6ec7b4f0da3ab67 Open Delete
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Memes Open Delete
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n Open Delete
Names Open Delete
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project 1 Open Delete
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sdasd Open Delete
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sf Open Delete
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TESTEN Open Delete
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vffv Open Delete
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vv Open Delete
w Open Delete
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File: Base/BaseController.php
<?php

namespace Fuz\AppBundle\Base;

use Fuz\AppBundle\Entity\Value;
use Fuz\AppBundle\Form\ValueType;
use Fuz\QuickStartBundle\Base\BaseController as QuickStartBase;
use Symfony\Component\Form\Extension\Core\Type;
use Symfony\Component\HttpFoundation\Request;

class BaseController extends QuickStartBase
{
    protected function createContextSample(Request $request, $name = 'form', $values = ['a', 'b', 'c'])
    {
        $data = ['values' => $values];

        $form = $this
           ->get('form.factory')
           ->createNamedBuilder($name, Type\FormType::class, $data)
           ->add('values', Type\CollectionType::class, [
               'entry_type'    => Type\TextType::class,
               'label'         => 'Add, move, remove values and press Submit.',
               'entry_options' => [
                   'label' => 'Value',
               ],
               'allow_add'    => true,
               'allow_delete' => true,
               'prototype'    => true,
               'attr'         => [
                   'class' => "{$name}-collection",
               ],
           ])
           ->add('submit', Type\SubmitType::class)
           ->getForm()
        ;

        $form->handleRequest($request);
        if ($form->isValid()) {
            $data = $form->getData();
        }

        return [
            $name         => $form->createView(),
            "{$name}Data" => $data,
        ];
    }

    protected function createAdvancedContextSample(Request $request, $name = 'advancedForm')
    {
        $a = new Value('a');
        $b = new Value('b');
        $c = new Value('c');

        $data = ['values' => [$a, $b, $c]];

        $form = $this
           ->get('form.factory')
           ->createNamedBuilder($name, Type\FormType::class, $data)
           ->add('values', Type\CollectionType::class, [
               'entry_type'   => ValueType::class,
               'label'        => 'Add, move, remove values and press Submit.',
               'allow_add'    => true,
               'allow_delete' => true,
               'prototype'    => true,
               'required'     => false,
               'attr'         => [
                   'class' => "{$name}-collection",
               ],
           ])
           ->add('submit', Type\SubmitType::class)
           ->getForm()
        ;

        $form->handleRequest($request);
        if ($form->isValid()) {
            $data = $form->getData();
        }

        return [
            $name         => $form->createView(),
            "{$name}Data" => $data,
        ];
    }
}
File: Base/BaseController.php
File: Controller/AdvancedController.php
<?php

namespace Fuz\AppBundle\Controller;

use Fuz\AppBundle\Base\BaseController;
use Fuz\AppBundle\Entity\Address;
use Fuz\AppBundle\Entity\Addresses;
use Fuz\AppBundle\Entity\Fancy;
use Fuz\AppBundle\Entity\FancyCollection;
use Fuz\AppBundle\Entity\Value;
use Fuz\AppBundle\Form\AddressesType;
use Fuz\AppBundle\Form\FancyCollectionType;
use Fuz\AppBundle\Form\MyArrayType;
use Fuz\AppBundle\Form\ValueType;
use Sensio\Bundle\FrameworkExtraBundle\Configuration\Route;
use Sensio\Bundle\FrameworkExtraBundle\Configuration\Template;
use Symfony\Component\Form\Extension\Core\Type;
use Symfony\Component\HttpFoundation\Request;

/**
 * @Route("/advanced")
 */
class AdvancedController extends BaseController
{
    /**
     * Advanced usage
     *
     * You can reference your form collection in the view, instead of
     * putting a selector in the form type.
     *
     * @Route("/mvcCompliance", name="mvcCompliance")
     * @Template()
     */
    public function mvcComplianceAction(Request $request)
    {
        $data = ['values' => ['a', 'b', 'c']];

        $form = $this
           ->createFormBuilder($data)
           ->add('values', Type\CollectionType::class, [
               'entry_type'    => Type\TextType::class,
               'label'         => 'Add, move, remove values and press Submit.',
               'entry_options' => [
                   'label' => 'Value',
               ],
               'allow_add'    => true,
               'allow_delete' => true,
               'prototype'    => true,
               'required'     => false,
//                   'attr' => array (
//                           'class' => 'my-selector', <--- Not MVC compliant!
//                   ),
           ])
           ->add('submit', Type\SubmitType::class)
           ->getForm()
        ;

        $form->handleRequest($request);
        if ($form->isValid()) {
            $data = $form->getData();
        }

        return [
            'form' => $form->createView(),
            'data' => $data,
        ];
    }

    /**
     * Advanced usage
     *
     * A custom form theme helps define button's layout and positions as and where you want.
     *
     * @Route("/customFormTheme", name="customFormTheme")
     * @Template()
     */
    public function customFormThemeAction(Request $request)
    {
        $data = ['values' => [new Value('a'), new Value('b'), new Value('c')]];

        $form = $this
           ->createFormBuilder($data)
           ->add('values', Type\CollectionType::class, [
               'entry_type'   => ValueType::class,
               'label'        => 'Add, move, remove values and press Submit.',
               'allow_add'    => true,
               'allow_delete' => true,
               'prototype'    => true,
               'required'     => false,
               'attr'         => [
                   'class' => 'collection',
               ],
           ])
           ->add('submit', Type\SubmitType::class)
           ->getForm()
        ;

        $form->handleRequest($request);
        if ($form->isValid()) {
            $data = $form->getData();
        }

        return [
            'form' => $form->createView(),
            'data' => $data,
        ];
    }

    /**
     * Advanced usage
     *
     * Same demo as above, but with the add button located at the bottom of
     * the form instead of close to each field.
     *
     * @Route("/customFormThemeAddBottom", name="customFormThemeAddBottom")
     * @Template()
     */
    public function customFormThemeAddBottomAction(Request $request)
    {
        return $this->customFormThemeAction($request);
    }

    /**
     * Advanced usage
     *
     * Collection of collections are useful on the most dynamic forms, and a good
     * way to test if the plugin is working as expected too.
     *
     * @Route("/collectionOfCollections", name="collectionOfCollections")
     * @Template()
     */
    public function collectionOfCollectionsAction(Request $request)
    {
        $data = [
            'collections' => [
                [new Value('a'), new Value('b'), new Value('c')],
                [new Value('d'), new Value('e'), new Value('f')],
                [new Value('g'), new Value('h'), new Value('i')],
            ],
        ];

        $form = $this
           ->get('form.factory')
           ->createNamedBuilder('form', Type\FormType::class, $data)
           ->add('collections', Type\CollectionType::class, [
               'entry_type'    => Type\CollectionType::class,
               'label'         => 'Add, move, remove collections',
               'entry_options' => [
                   'entry_type'    => ValueType::class,
                   'label'         => 'Add, move, remove values',
                   'entry_options' => [
                       'label' => 'Value',
                   ],
                   'allow_add'      => true,
                   'allow_delete'   => true,
                   'prototype'      => true,
                   'prototype_name' => '__children_name__',
                   'attr'           => [
                       'class' => 'child-collection',
                   ],
               ],
               'allow_add'      => true,
               'allow_delete'   => true,
               'prototype'      => true,
               'prototype_name' => '__parent_name__',
               'attr'           => [
                   'class' => 'parent-collection',
               ],
           ])
           ->add('submit', Type\SubmitType::class)
           ->getForm()
        ;

        $form->handleRequest($request);
        if ($form->isValid()) {
            $data = $form->getData();
        }

        return [
            'form' => $form->createView(),
            'data' => $data,
        ];
    }

    /**
     * Advanced usage
     *
     * Looks like there are weird behaviours with Doctrine:
     * https://github.com/ninsuo/symfony-collection/issues/7
     * Let's test that live!
     *
     * ... hmm, doesn't look bad anyway
     *
     * @Route(
     *      "/usageWithDoctrine/{name}",
     *      name = "usageWithDoctrine",
     *      defaults = {
     *          "name" = "example"
     *      }
     * )
     * @Template()
     */
    public function usageWithDoctrineAction(Request $request, $name)
    {
        $repo = $this->getDoctrine()->getRepository('FuzAppBundle:MyArray');

        $data = $repo->findOneByName($name);
        if (is_null($data)) {
            $data = $repo->create($name);
        }

        $form = $this->createForm(MyArrayType::class, $data);
        $form->handleRequest($request);

        $form->get('save')->isClicked() && $form->isValid() && $repo->save($data);

        return [
            'names' => $repo->getArrayNames(),
            'form'  => $form->createView(),
            'data'  => $data,
        ];
    }

    /**
     * Related to usageWithDoctrine demo
     *
     * @Route(
     *      "/usageWithDoctrineDelete/{name}",
     *      name = "usageWithDoctrineDelete"
     * )
     */
    public function usageWithDoctrineDeleteAction(Request $request, $name)
    {
        $repo = $this->getDoctrine()->getRepository('FuzAppBundle:MyArray');
        if (!is_null($data = $repo->findOneByName($name))) {
            $repo->delete($data);
        }

        return $this->forward('FuzAppBundle:Advanced:usageWithDoctrine', [
            'name' => 'example',
        ]);
    }

    /**
     * A form having a theme and containing several fields
     *
     * @Route(
     *      "/formHavingSeveralFields",
     *      name = "formHavingSeveralFields"
     * )
     * @Template()
     */
    public function formHavingSeveralFieldsAction(Request $request)
    {
        $address = new Address();
        $address->setName('Mickael Steller');
        $address->setCompany('fuz.org');
        $address->setStreet('41 rue de la Paix');
        $address->setPostalcode('75002');
        $address->setCity('Paris');
        $address->setCountry('France');

        $addresses = new Addresses();
        $addresses->getAddresses()->add($address);

        $form = $this->createForm(AddressesType::class, $addresses);
        if ($request->isMethod('POST')) {
            $form->handleRequest($request);
        }

        return [
            'form' => $form->createView(),
            'data' => $addresses,
        ];
    }

    /**
     * Another example of form theme
     *
     * @Route(
     *      "/fancyFormTheme",
     *      name = "fancyFormTheme"
     * )
     * @Template()
     */
    public function fancyFormThemeAction(Request $request)
    {
        $fancyCollection = new FancyCollection();

        for ($i = 0; $i < 3; $i++) {
            $fancy = new Fancy();
            $fancyCollection->getFancyCollection()->add($fancy);
        }

        $form = $this->createForm(FancyCollectionType::class, $fancyCollection);

        $form->handleRequest($request);
        if ($form->isValid()) {
            $data = $form->getData();
        }

        return [
            'form' => $form->createView(),
            'data' => $fancyCollection,
        ];
    }
}
File: Controller/AdvancedController.php
File: Entity/MyArray.php
<?php

namespace Fuz\AppBundle\Entity;

use Doctrine\Common\Collections\ArrayCollection;
use Doctrine\ORM\Mapping as ORM;

/**
 * MyArray
 *
 * @ORM\Table(
 *      name="my_array",
 *      uniqueConstraints={@ORM\UniqueConstraint(name="name_idx", columns={"name"})}
 * )
 * @ORM\Entity(repositoryClass="Fuz\AppBundle\Repository\MyArrayRepository")
 */
class MyArray
{
    /**
     * @var int
     *
     * @ORM\Column(name="id", type="integer")
     * @ORM\Id
     * @ORM\GeneratedValue(strategy="AUTO")
     */
    protected $id;

    /**
     * @var string
     *
     * @ORM\Column(name="name", type="string", length=255)
     */
    protected $name;

    /**
     * @var ArrayCollection
     *
     * @ORM\OneToMany(targetEntity="MyElement", mappedBy="array", cascade={"all"}, orphanRemoval=true)
     */
    protected $elements;

    public function __construct()
    {
        $this->elements = new ArrayCollection();
    }

    public function getId()
    {
        return $this->id;
    }

    public function getName()
    {
        return $this->name;
    }

    public function setName($name)
    {
        $this->name = $name;

        return $this;
    }

    public function getElements()
    {
        return $this->elements;
    }
}
File: Entity/MyArray.php
File: Entity/MyElement.php
<?php

namespace Fuz\AppBundle\Entity;

use Doctrine\ORM\Mapping as ORM;

/**
 * MyElement
 *
 * @ORM\Table(name="my_element"),
 * @ORM\Entity
 */
class MyElement
{
    /**
     * @var int
     *
     * @ORM\Column(name="id", type="integer")
     * @ORM\Id
     * @ORM\GeneratedValue(strategy="AUTO")
     */
    protected $id;

    /**
     * @var MyArray
     *
     * @ORM\ManyToOne(targetEntity="MyArray", inversedBy="elements")
     * @ORM\JoinColumn(name="my_array_id", referencedColumnName="id")
     */
    protected $array;

    /**
     * @var string
     *
     * @ORM\Column(name="value", type="string", length=255)
     */
    protected $value;

    public function setId($id)
    {
        $this->id = $id;

        return $this;
    }

    public function getId()
    {
        return $this->id;
    }

    public function setArray(MyArray $array)
    {
        $this->array = $array;

        return $this;
    }

    public function getArray()
    {
        return $this->array;
    }

    public function setValue($value)
    {
        $this->value = $value;

        return $this;
    }

    public function getValue()
    {
        return $this->value;
    }
}
File: Entity/MyElement.php
File: Form/MyArrayType.php
<?php

namespace Fuz\AppBundle\Form;

use Symfony\Component\Form\AbstractType;
use Symfony\Component\Form\Extension\Core\Type\CollectionType;
use Symfony\Component\Form\Extension\Core\Type\SubmitType;
use Symfony\Component\Form\Extension\Core\Type\TextType;
use Symfony\Component\Form\FormBuilderInterface;
use Symfony\Component\OptionsResolver\OptionsResolver;

class MyArrayType extends AbstractType
{
    public function buildForm(FormBuilderInterface $builder, array $options)
    {
        $builder->add('name', TextType::class, [
                'label' => 'Array name:',
        ]);

        $builder->add('elements', CollectionType::class, [
            'label'        => 'Add an element...',
            'entry_type'   => MyElementType::class,
            'allow_add'    => true,
            'allow_delete' => true,
            'prototype'    => true,
            'required'     => false,
            'by_reference' => true,
            'delete_empty' => true,
            'attr'         => [
                'class' => 'doctrine-sample',
            ],
        ]);

        $builder->add('save', SubmitType::class, [
                'label' => 'Save this array',
        ]);
    }

    public function configureOptions(OptionsResolver $resolver)
    {
        $resolver->setDefaults([
            'data_class' => 'Fuz\AppBundle\Entity\MyArray',
        ]);
    }

    public function getBlockPrefix()
    {
        return 'my_array';
    }
}
File: Form/MyArrayType.php
File: Form/MyElementType.php
<?php

namespace Fuz\AppBundle\Form;

use Symfony\Component\Form\AbstractType;
use Symfony\Component\Form\Extension\Core\Type\TextType;
use Symfony\Component\Form\FormBuilderInterface;
use Symfony\Component\OptionsResolver\OptionsResolver;

class MyElementType extends AbstractType
{
    public function buildForm(FormBuilderInterface $builder, array $options)
    {
        $builder->add('value', TextType::class, [
            'required' => false,
        ]);
    }

    public function configureOptions(OptionsResolver $resolver)
    {
        $resolver->setDefaults([
            'data_class' => 'Fuz\AppBundle\Entity\MyElement',
        ]);
    }

    public function getBlockPrefix()
    {
        return 'my_element';
    }
}
File: Form/MyElementType.php
File: Repository/MyArrayRepository.php
<?php

namespace Fuz\AppBundle\Repository;

use Doctrine\DBAL\Exception\UniqueConstraintViolationException;
use Doctrine\ORM\EntityRepository;
use Fuz\AppBundle\Entity\MyArray;

/**
 * MyArrayRepository.
 */
class MyArrayRepository extends EntityRepository
{
    public function create($name)
    {
        $data = new MyArray();
        $data->setName($name);
        try {
            $this->_em->persist($data);
            $this->_em->flush();
        } catch (UniqueConstraintViolationException $e) {
            return null;
        }

        return $data;
    }

    public function save(MyArray $data)
    {
        foreach ($data->getElements() as $element) {
            $element->setArray($data);
        }
        try {
            $this->_em->persist($data);
            $this->_em->flush();
        } catch (UniqueConstraintViolationException $e) {
            return null;
        }

        return $data;
    }

    public function getArrayNames()
    {
        $arrays = $this
            ->_em
            ->createQuery("
               SELECT arr.name
               FROM Fuz\AppBundle\Entity\MyArray arr
            ")
            ->execute();
        $names = [];
        foreach ($arrays as $array) {
            $names[] = $array['name'];
        }

        return $names;
    }

    public function delete(MyArray $data)
    {
        foreach ($data->getElements() as $element) {
            $this->_em->remove($element);
        }
        $this->_em->remove($data);
        $this->_em->flush();
    }
}
File: Repository/MyArrayRepository.php
File: Resources/views/Advanced/doctrine-theme.html.twig

{% block my_element_label %}{% endblock %}
{% block my_element_errors %}{% endblock %}

{% block my_element_widget %}

    <div class="row">
        <div class="col-md-7">
            {{ form_widget(form.value) }}
        </div>
        <div class="col-md-2">
            <a href="#" class="collection-up btn btn-default">Up</a>
            <a href="#" class="collection-down btn btn-default">Down</a>
        </div>
        <div class="col-md-2">
            <a href="#" class="collection-remove btn btn-default">Remove</a>
            <a href="#" class="collection-add btn btn-default">Add</a>
        </div>
        <div class="col-md-1">
            <a href="#" class="collection-duplicate btn btn-default">Duplicate</a>
        </div>
    </div>

{% endblock %}
File: Resources/views/Advanced/doctrine-theme.html.twig
File: Resources/views/Advanced/usageWithDoctrine.html.twig
{% extends 'FuzAppBundle::layout.html.twig' %}

{% block extra_js %}
    <script src="{{ asset('js/jquery.collection.js') }}"></script>
{% endblock %}

{% block title %}Advanced usage: example with Doctrine{% endblock %}

{% block body %}

    <h2>{{ block('title') }}</h2>

    <p>
        That's not really an <i>advanced</i> topic, but the sample will be a bit hard to read (as it takes many files),
        so let's say it targets more experienced Symfony users.
    </p>

    <p>
        In this demo, we're displaying a MyArray of MyElements, both persisted into the database. The MyArray entity
        only have an id and a name, and MyElement has id, MyArray's id and a value. This is quite the same as we seen
        in all demos, but persisted.
    </p>

    <div class="text-center">
        <input type="button" id="new" class="btn btn-default" value="Create new array"/>
    </div>

    {%
        form_theme form
            'jquery.collection.html.twig'
            'FuzAppBundle:Advanced:doctrine-theme.html.twig'
    %}
    {{ form(form) }}

    <hr/>

    {% if names|length %}
        Existing arrays:
        <table class="table">
            <thead>
                <th>Name</th>
                <th>Open</th>
                <th>Delete</th>
            </thead>
            <tbody>
                {% for name in names %}
                    <tr>
                        <td>{{ name }}</td>
                        <td>
                            {% if data.name != name %}<a href="{{ path('usageWithDoctrine', {'name': name}) }}">Open</a>{% endif %}
                        </td>
                        <td><a href="{{ path('usageWithDoctrineDelete', {'name': name}) }}">Delete</a></td>
                    </tr>
                {% endfor %}
            </tbody>
        </table>
    {% endif %}

    {{
        tabs([
            'Base/BaseController.php',
            'Controller/AdvancedController.php',
            'Resources/views/Advanced/usageWithDoctrine.html.twig',
            'Resources/views/Advanced/doctrine-theme.html.twig',
            'Entity/MyArray.php',
            'Form/MyArrayType.php',
            'Entity/MyElement.php',
            'Form/MyElementType.php',
            'Repository/MyArrayRepository.php',
        ])
    }}

{% endblock %}

{% block script %}

    <script type="text/javascript">

        // only useful for the "new" button...
        $('#new').on('click', function() {
           var name = prompt("Which name would you like to use?");
           if (name) {
               var uri = '{{ path('usageWithDoctrine', {'name': 'a'}) }}';
               document.location = uri.substr(0, uri.length - 1) + encodeURIComponent(name);
           }
        });

        $('.doctrine-sample').collection();

    </script>

{% endblock %}
File: Resources/views/Advanced/usageWithDoctrine.html.twig