Silex service provider for a Gearman wrapper

I’ve written an small wrapper for the gearman api. Normally I use Silex in the frontend. Today we’re going to build a service provider to allow us to integrate the gearman wrapper easily within our Silex applications.

Here I show you an example of how to use the service provider.

Imagine this simple worker:

use G\Gearman\Builder;

$worker = Builder::createWorker();

$worker->on("worker.example", function ($response) {
    return strrev($response);


And this is the Silex application using the service provider as a gearman client:

use G\Gearman\Client;
use G\GearmanServiceProvider;
use Silex\Application;

$app = new Application();

$app->register(new GearmanServiceProvider());

$app->get("/", function (Client $client) {
    return "Hello " . $client->doNormal("worker.example", "Gonzalo");


I’m using injector library to inject providers. I’ve written about it here.

This is the code of the service provider

namespace G;
use G\Gearman\Client;
use G\Gearman\Tasks;
use Injector\InjectorServiceProvider;
use Silex\Application;
use Silex\ServiceProviderInterface;
class GearmanServiceProvider implements ServiceProviderInterface
    private $client;
    public function __construct(\GearmanClient $client = null)
        if (is_null($client)) {
            $client = new \GearmanClient();
        $this->client = $client;
    public function register(Application $app)
        $app->register(new InjectorServiceProvider([
            'G\Gearman\Client' => 'gearmanClient',
            'G\Gearman\Tasks'  => 'gearmanTasks',
        $app['gearmanClient'] = function () use ($app) {
            $client = new Client($this->client);
            $client->onSuccess(function ($response) {
                return $response;
            return $client;
        $app['gearmanTasks'] = function () use ($app) {
            return new Tasks($this->client);
    public function boot(Application $app)

The code is available in my github account

About Gonzalo Ayuso

Web Architect. PHP, Python, Node, Angular, ionic, PostgreSQL, Linux, ... Always learning.

Posted on October 19, 2016, in php, silex, Technology and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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