Symfony 2 is one of the most popular modern PHP frameworks. It has the advantages of being modular, extensible, and feature complete. This course is designed for first-time users of the framework, and will walk you through all its basic coding features. We'll cover everything you need to get started, such as bundles, templating with layouts, routing, building forms with validation, and how to build a full CRUD app with database interaction. By the end of the course, you'll have the fundamental skills necessary to use the Symfony 2 framework to build basic, database-driven web applications.