This glossary is under construction.
Access Control List handles the permissions attached to an object
ApiGen is a tool used to generate API documentation.
- Console Commands
Database Abstraction Layer
Doctrine Query Language
Doctrine is a library that offers a set of tools to give access to different databases. It can create entire objects and persist them to the database and also fetch objects from the databse. It is fully decoupled from Symfony.
An entity is a basic class that holds data.
Friends of Mapbender Bundle
- Front Controller
- The Front Controller is always executed and routes internally to different URLs.
- Lifecycle Callback
They are used by the ORM and can be compared with database triggers. Lifecycle Callbacks are actions that run before or after an insert, update or delete of an entity.
MapbenderCore Bundle is essential for Mapbender.
Namespaces are a way of encapsulating items. They prevent collisions among classes, functions and constants.
Object Relational Mapper
Phing is a PHP project build system or build tool based on Apache Ant.
Phing - http://www.phing.info
- The Symfony profiler collects and stores a lot of usefull information. The information is collected on each request and stored for later analysis.
- Query Builder
Query Builder is a Doctrine API to costruct DQL queries. It’s mostly used to build queries dinamically basing on conditions, parameters, filters and also loops.
MapbenderCore Element to set up a Search f.e. a street/housenumber search or a parcel search
A slug is a variable part of an URL.
Sphinx is a tool you can use to generate documentations f.e. html or pdf.
When we talk about templates we talk about different designs for our applications.
Twig is a templating engine for PHP that is packaged in Symfony2 and offers an easy and powerful way to generate templates. With Twig we can separate the program functionality from design. A Twig file is a simple textfile from which you can generate every text-based format like html or xml.
XLIFF is a file format and stands for XML Localization Interchange File Format. The translations can be stored in different formats. We use XLIFF-format for Mapbender. Symfony will take the XLIFF-loader to load and parse the file.