Introducing Maphper - A lightweight PHP Data Mapper ORM
Please note: This is a work in progress. Maphper is a work in progress however, what has been completed is production ready. The documentation is currently being completed
Maphper is a lightweight PHP data mapper that can support numerous data sources including database tables, xml files, twitter feeds and more.
Maphper takes a simplistic and minimalist approach to data mapping and aims to provide the end user with an intuitive and easy to use API.
The basic principle behind Maphper is that you can treat a data source (such as a database table) as an array of objects. For example you can use:
To fetch the product with ID 33 from the table products and then print the title.
Currently maphper supports:
- Creating/altering database tables on the fly
- Composite primary keys
- Relations between data sources
- Filtering result sets
- Sorting and limiting