Normalizer implementation.

public Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\AbstractNormalizer::ALLOW_EXTRA_ATTRIBUTES = 'allow_extra_attributes'

If ATTRIBUTES are specified, and the source has fields that are not part of that list,
either ignore those attributes (true) or throw an ExtraAttributesException (false).

public Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\AbstractNormalizer::ATTRIBUTES = 'attributes'

Limit (de)normalize to the specified names.

For nested structures, this list needs to reflect the object tree.

public Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\AbstractNormalizer::CALLBACKS = 'callbacks'

Hashmap of field name => callable to (de)normalize this field.

The callable is called if the field is encountered with the arguments:

  • mixed $attributeValue value of this field
  • object|string $object the whole object being normalized or the object's class being denormalized
  • string $attributeName name of the attribute being (de)normalized
  • string $format the requested format
  • array $context the serialization context
public Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\AbstractNormalizer::CIRCULAR_REFERENCE_HANDLER = 'circular_reference_handler'

Handler to call when a circular reference has been detected.

If you specify no handler, a CircularReferenceException is thrown.

The method will be called with ($object, $format, $context) and its
return value is returned as the result of the normalize call.

public Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\AbstractNormalizer::CIRCULAR_REFERENCE_LIMIT = 'circular_reference_limit'

How many loops of circular reference to allow while normalizing.

The default value of 1 means that when we encounter the same object a
second time, we consider that a circular reference.

You can raise this value for special cases, e.g. in combination with the
max depth setting of the object normalizer.

public Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\DenormalizerInterface::COLLECT_DENORMALIZATION_ERRORS = 'collect_denormalization_errors'
public Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\AbstractNormalizer::DEFAULT_CONSTRUCTOR_ARGUMENTS = 'default_constructor_arguments'

Hashmap of default values for constructor arguments.

The names need to match the parameter names in the constructor arguments.

public Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\AbstractNormalizer::GROUPS = 'groups'

Only (de)normalize attributes that are in the specified groups.

public Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\AbstractNormalizer::IGNORED_ATTRIBUTES = 'ignored_attributes'

Skip the specified attributes when normalizing an object tree.

This list is applied to each element of nested structures.

Note: The behaviour for nested structures is different from ATTRIBUTES
for historical reason. Aligning the behaviour would be a BC break.

public Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\AbstractNormalizer::OBJECT_TO_POPULATE = 'object_to_populate'

Instead of creating a new instance of an object, update the specified object.

If you have a nested structure, child objects will be overwritten with
new instances unless you set DEEP_OBJECT_TO_POPULATE to true.

public __construct(?Symfony\Component\Serializer\Mapping\Factory\ClassMetadataFactoryInterface $classMetadataFactory = NULL, ?Symfony\Component\Serializer\NameConverter\NameConverterInterface $nameConverter = NULL, array $defaultContext = [])

Sets the {@link ClassMetadataFactoryInterface} to use.

public abstract Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\DenormalizerInterface::denormalize(?mixed $data, string $type, ?string $format = NULL, array $context = [])

Denormalizes data back into an object of the given class.

public hasCacheableSupportsMethod() : bool
public abstract Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\NormalizerInterface::normalize(?mixed $object, ?string $format = NULL, array $context = [])

Normalizes an object into a set of arrays/scalars.

public setSerializer(Symfony\Component\Serializer\SerializerInterface $serializer)
public abstract Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\DenormalizerInterface::supportsDenormalization(?mixed $data, string $type, ?string $format = NULL)

Checks whether the given class is supported for denormalization by this normalizer.

public abstract Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\NormalizerInterface::supportsNormalization(?mixed $data, ?string $format = NULL)

Checks whether the given class is supported for normalization by this normalizer.

protected Symfony\Component\Serializer\Normalizer\AbstractNormalizer::CIRCULAR_REFERENCE_LIMIT_COUNTERS = 'circular_reference_limit_counters'
  • internal
protected $classMetadataFactory
protected $defaultContext
protected $nameConverter
protected $serializer
protected final applyCallbacks(?mixed $value, object|string $object, string $attribute, ?string $format, array $context) : ?mixed
protected createChildContext(array $parentContext, string $attribute, ?string $format) : array
  • internal
protected denormalizeParameter(ReflectionClass $class, ReflectionParameter $parameter, string $parameterName, ?mixed $parameterData, array $context, ?string $format = NULL) : ?mixed
  • internal
protected extractObjectToPopulate(string $class, array $context, ?string $key = NULL) : ?object

Extract the object_to_populate field from the context if it exists
and is an instance of the provided $class.

protected getAllowedAttributes(object|string $classOrObject, array $context, bool $attributesAsString = false)

Gets attributes to normalize using groups.

protected getAttributeDenormalizationContext(string $class, string $attribute, array $context) : array

Computes the denormalization context merged with current one. Metadata always wins over global context, as more specific.

  • internal
protected getAttributeMetadata(object|string $objectOrClass, string $attribute) : ?Symfony\Component\Serializer\Mapping\AttributeMetadataInterface
  • internal
protected getAttributeNormalizationContext(object $object, string $attribute, array $context) : array

Computes the normalization context merged with current one. Metadata always wins over global context, as more specific.

  • internal
protected getConstructor(array $data, string $class, array $context, ReflectionClass $reflectionClass, array|bool $allowedAttributes) : ?ReflectionMethod

Returns the method to use to construct an object. This method must be either
the object constructor or static.

protected getGroups(array $context) : array
protected handleCircularReference(object $object, ?string $format = NULL, array $context = []) : ?mixed

Handles a circular reference.

If a circular reference handler is set, it will be called. Otherwise, a
{@class CircularReferenceException} will be thrown.

protected instantiateObject(array $data, string $class, array $context, ReflectionClass $reflectionClass, array|bool $allowedAttributes, ?string $format = NULL)

Instantiates an object using constructor parameters when needed.

This method also allows to denormalize data into an existing object if
it is present in the context with the object_to_populate. This object
is removed from the context before being returned to avoid side effects
when recursively normalizing an object graph.

protected isAllowedAttribute(object|string $classOrObject, string $attribute, ?string $format = NULL, array $context = [])

Is this attribute allowed?

protected isCircularReference(object $object, array $context) : bool

Detects if the configured circular reference limit is reached.

protected prepareForDenormalization(?mixed $data) : array

Normalizes the given data to an array. It's particularly useful during
the denormalization process.

protected final validateCallbackContext(array $context, string $contextType = '') : void

Validate callbacks set in context.

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