GraphQL Implemented for Doctrine by Tom Anderson w/ Free Food

Utah PHP User Group
Utah PHP User Group
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Talk: GraphQL Implemented for Doctrine by Tom Anderson

The design and implementation of GraphQL for Doctrine using Hydrators, Filters and Strategies. This talk also covers creating your own GraphQL implementation for data sources other than Doctrine
leveraging webonyx/graphql-php.


Message from the speaker: My talk will include taking an existing database
and aliasing an ORM over the database without changing it
then enabling GraphQL on the data. To see this in action please
use Chromiql
and set your endpoint to

I will go through these steps in detail during my talk but wanted to give
those interested a head-start by giving access to the GraphQL endpoint

Speaker Bio

Tom is Zend Certified PHP and a certified Zend Framework 2 Engineer. He has worked in PHP since 1999 and began programming on the Commodore 128. Tom is an open source contributor and has contributed to or owns over 100 projects. Among his open source contributions Tom has contributed heavily to the Apigility project by Zend and maintains the Zend Framework projects for Doctrine.

Free Food by Jen Wade of PDS

Jen Wade from PDS will be sponsoring food at the beginning of the meetup so come hungry. You can reach her for all your career and hiring needs at[masked] or email [masked] and find her online at PDS Inc., (People, Data and Solutions) is located in Draper, Utah and is an authorized vendor of Younique and they work with several clients in the Lehi/Thanksgiving Point area as well as throughout the US. Thank you Jen!

Swag Alert

At the end of the presentation, one random lucky winner will win a free 1 year individual subscription to any single JetBrains Toolbox product. Choices includes PhpStorm, WebStorm, DataGrip, or others seen at Thanks JetBrains!


3400 W. Mayflower Ave.
Lehi, UT 84043

How to get there:

Take I-15 to the SR-92 (Timpanogos Hwy.) exit. Go West on SR-92. Turn right on N. Thanksgiving Way (In front of the Maverick). At the T intersection, turn right to continue on N. Thanksgiving Way. Turn left on W. Mayflower Ave.

Enter through the front door and immediately turn left and the auditorium will be right in front of you.

The After Party

We will be going to JCW's for the After Party. Come check it out with us.

Look forward to seeing everyone on Thursday!