This talk was presented at the phplx October 2013 meetup.
Abstract of How to Build Console Applications
In some cases you feel the need to have some specific command-line commands for deployment, testing some code or do any other specific task.
The Symfony2 Console component is a tool that gives you in a simple and easy way to build a console application with your own command-line commands.
This talk is an introduction to the Console component and a walkthrough on how to use it in an effective way.
You can download it from my repository in github.
Also if you want to have a look at the source code of the phplx prize raffle Console Application it is hosted on github in a public repository.