Zend Service Manager component is Zend Framework’s implementation of service locator pattern. This object is very usefull component for an application and is largely used in ZF applications.
Unfortunately in ZF3 default application, Service Manager component is no more available in controllers.
An official solution exsists for this, but in this little tutorial, I want to share an easy solution to inject Service Manager in all controllers.
Sometimes in our Zend Framework 3 multi-language application, we could need to access to Zend Translator component directly from Controllers. For example, when we have to translate a string to return in a JsonModel.
So, let’s see how to write a very simple Controller Plugin that will help us to save a lot of code (and time).
Following explanation will assume we just have at least a Skeleton ZF3 Application with working Zend Translator component.
Print many files in a single session is a common problem for people that works with big data set. Big documentation, Tax forms PDFs, lot’s of images or photos, are all data that are often stored in separated files. When you need to print them, you have to open each file with specific reader and click on print button.