Installing and Configuring Symfony2 – Screencast

In this short video you’ll learn everything you need to know to get you up and running, so you can start developing amazing Web-Applications using Symfony2 Framework. First, we’ll take a look at Composer – incredibly sophisticated but easy to use dependency manager for your PHP projects. Then, we will…

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The_Context Podcast – Episode 22 – Symfony Live in Berlin

Andrey is talking about his experience during the Symfony Live 2012 Event in Berlin. What is Symfony? How does it work? What do you need to get started? This leads to the lively discussion about the different blogging clients for iOS – WordPress, JetPack, Note, Drafts. During the discussion we…

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Screencast Series – Creating Own PHP Framework Using Symfony2 Components – Episode 11

In this part we’ll be exploring the powers of wonderfull HttpKernelInterface even further by adding even more listeners to the request. This is generally a very good way to add a new functionality, because it lets you to concentrate on the single feature, test this feature, and then integrate in…

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Apple, Amstrad, Symfony – Fabien Potencier’s Keynote on Symfony Live 2012

These are my quick notes of the Fabien Potencier’s keynote at Symfony Live 2012 Berlin. Intro We (the developers) are lucky, because we know how web works. Parable The artile of the ReadWriteWeb about Facebook wanting to be your one and only – became one of the most popular article…

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3 Steps to Forms Mastery in Symfony2

These are my quick notes of the talk given by Bernhard Schussek on the Symfony Live 2012 Berlin. The slides are available on the SpeakerDeck: https://speakerdeck.com/bschussek/3-steps-to-symfony2-form-mastery Outline Example Step1: Understand Data Formats Step2: Become Friends with Data Mappers Step3: Get Hot with Events Example Form – Name – Salary -…

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Practical REST – Hypermedia Application Development with Symfony

These are my quick notes on the talk held by Benjamin Eberlei & Lukas Smith on the Symfony Live 2012 Berlin Intro REST are the set of conventions. After all – it will just make your application design better. Standard Symfony2 Just a simple CRUD. Considering that the Entity will…

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Security And AOP in Symfony2

These are my quick notes of the talk that was given by (Johannes Schmitt)[https://github.com/schmittjoh] on the Symfony Live Berlin 2012 Authentication The user is the one who he claims to be. Mechanisms HTTP-basic/digest x.509 client certificate Fomr-based login Remember-me cookie Your own … Authentication system FirewallListener -> FirewallMap -> Listeners…

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Modernisation of legacy PHP application using Symfony 2

This talk was given by Fabrice Bernhard on the Symfony Live 2012 Berlin The need fo progressive rewrite The technical challenges and the solutions The future Spagetti-age What we lack is well-desined decoupled and tested architecture that would be more flexible – allowing FAST rewrites. Why not rewrite from scratch?…

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Screencast Series – Creating Own PHP Framework Using Symfony2 Components – Episode 10

Caching It is time to take a look at the “most important piece of code in the HttpKernel component”, as Fabien Potencier himself puts it – HttpKernelInterface. Among other things this interface supports native HTTP-Caching, the feature we’ll be exporing in this episode. Implement the Interface First off we’ll refactor…

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Screencast Series – Creating Own PHP Framework Using Symfony2 Components – Episode 9

Building Hooks Drupal-Style We’ve gone a long way to build a nicely decoupled and object-oriented Framework. One thing is missing though – to add the possibility to extend our Framework with the arbitrary code modules. In this episode we are going to build a “module” that will hook into the…

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