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Auto-Generate from an OpenApi definition

OpenApi is the world's largest framework of API developer tools for the OpenAPI Specification(OAS), enabling development across the entire API lifecycle, from design and documentation, to test and deployment.

Restserver supports both specifications 2.0 (former Swagger) and 3.0.

There are several tools for create and maintain the definition. Once you're using this concept/methodology you can apply here and generate automatically the routes without duplicate your work.

First you need to create a swagger.json file. The "operationId" must have the Namespace\\Class::method like the example below:

"paths": {
"/pet": {
"post": {
"summary": "Add a new pet to the store",
"description": "",
"operationId": "PetStore\\Pet::addPet"

We recommend you use the zircote/swagger-php tool to generate automatically your JSON file from PHPDocs comments.

In that case the operationId will be generated automatically. The format will be: HTTP_METHOD::PATH::Namespace\\Class::method (e.g. GET::/pet::PetStore\\Pet::getPet)

vendor/bin/openapi -c operationid.hash=false src

After you have the proper swagger.json just call the HttpRequestHandler and set automatic routes:


require_once __DIR__ . '/../vendor/autoload.php';

$routeDefinition = new OpenApiRouteList(__DIR__ . '/swagger.json');

$restServer = new HttpRequestHandler();

Customizing the Handlers

The OpenApi specificy the proper output encoding. We can override the default output processor for a specific route or mime type.

Mime Type

$routeDefinition = new \ByJG\RestServer\Route\OpenApiRouteList(__DIR__ . '/swagger.json');

Specific Route

$routeDefinition = new \ByJG\RestServer\Route\OpenApiRouteList(__DIR__ . '/swagger.json');