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Dependency injection in legacy projects

PHP-DI is an easy to integrate IoC container that you can use in legacy projects or in apps without a framework.

I regularly have to use Zend Framework 1 for some legacy apps.  If you’re used to having an IoC container to inject dependencies then not having one is a big pain. Here’s a guide on how to integrate it in ZF1:



Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and Laravel on this blog. When not coding he’s probably rehearsing with his kraut rock band.