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15. API

SonataPageBundle embeds Controllers to provide an API through FOSRestBundle, with its documentation provided by NelmioApiDocBundle.

15.1. Setup

If you wish to use it, you must first follow the installation instructions of both bundles:

Here’s the configuration we used, you may adapt it to your needs:

fos_rest:
    param_fetcher_listener: true
    body_listener:          true
    format_listener:        true
    view:
        view_response_listener: force
    body_converter:
        enabled: true
        validate: true

sensio_framework_extra:
    view:    { annotations: false }
    router:  { annotations: true }
    request: { converters: true }

twig:
    exception_controller: 'FOS\RestBundle\Controller\ExceptionController::showAction'

In order to activate the API’s, you’ll also need to add this to your routing:

NelmioApiDocBundle:
    resource: "@NelmioApiDocBundle/Resources/config/routing.yml"
    prefix:   /api/doc

sonata_api_page:
    type:         rest
    prefix:       /api/page
    resource:     "@SonataPageBundle/Resources/config/routing/api.xml"

15.2. Serialization

We’re using JMSSerializationBundle’s serializations groups to customize the inputs & outputs.

The taxonomy is as follows:

  • sonata_api_read is the group used to display entities
  • sonata_api_write is the group used for input entities (when used instead of forms)

If you wish to customize the outputted data, feel free to setup your own serialization options by configuring JMSSerializer with those groups.

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