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Updated the design of this blog

After less than 2 years I have finished my new WordPress template for this blog. The previous theme was clunky and lacked many of the features that WordPress has to offer. I hope to address these issues and enhance …

phpStorm, a true delight to work with

During my career as a PHP developer (hobbyist and professional) I have tried a multitude of IDEs and tools to write code in. Every IDE I have found thus far did great things but had their downsides. It is with phpStor…

pman, a unix command line PHP Manual

Yesterday I read a blog post by Hannes Magnusson titled Unix Manual pages for PHP functions . Unknowingly had Hannes done me a great favor by posting the exact instruction on installing pman , a commandline tool …

The year of change

Photo is copyright of David Reece I usually do not make new year’s resolutions, but this year is going to be different. This year will be the year of change! In the past year I have done and experienced …

Symfony plugin released!

A few days ago I blogged about the lack of Row Level Access control in symfony. Although I still have too little time I was seduced to try and tackle this problem. The result is clear! A new plugin was born and it …

Row level ACL on symfony

Even though sfGuardPlugin is a great ACL plug-in; it unfortunately cannot handle Row Level Access. In most of my personal projects I require such a level of control and the solutions chosen always feel a bit ..…

Using Symfony’s Lime in phpUnderControl

Do you know phpUnderControl? Do you know and use Lime? If you answered ‘Yes’ to the questions above then you will likely have tried to integrate Lime into phpUnderControl. So have I.. What I discovered wa…