php - Do you use repositories in Doctrine2 and Symfony2?
I'm trying to find the best way to design my application and precisely my domain model.
I took a look at most of FOS*Bundle and they abstract the things like this :
Model/ - AbstractUser.php - AbstractUserManager.php Entity/ - User.php - UserManager.php
They don't use Repository at all and all the work is done in the Manager classes.
I used to do something similar but in a different fashion.
I didn't abstract the domain model with abstract and interface (well it looks that it is definitely the way to go) but I had only Entities (the main goal of FOS is to be storage agnostic and allow the use of ODM or ORM).
So I've such structure:
Model/ - Entity/ -- User.php - Repository/ -- UserRepository.php Service/ - UserService.php
You bet it, the
UserService is similar to the
UserManager in FOS but it is mostly a Proxy class to the
What do you think?
How do you organize your domain model, do you have any feedback?
Do the FOS fashion the way to go?
For my bundles, i normally use this method: