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Human readable memory usage in Linux per process

I like to tune my VPS to use as little memory as possible. Not because I really want to; but because I just don’t have the money to spend on a 2+ GB RAM VPS and I would like to run Jira. In order to do this I…

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 ..…