April 23, 2011

I'm going nomad - introducing Nelmio

After almost three years working at Liip, I have finally decided to take the plunge and start my own business. Together with Pierre Spring, in early May we will start building up Nelmio. Why? To...

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April 13, 2011

Terminal (Bash) arguments tricks

Reading David DeSandro's last post on how to store strings in variables in terminal, or any bash-y shell (I'd say any unix shell but I'm sure there is a weird one out there that does things...

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December 31, 2010

Speaking at ConFoo 2011

I recently had the pleasure to hear that I would be speaking at the ConFoo conference. This is a great opportunity for me as I'll finally be able to meet a few US-based guys from the PHP community...

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December 15, 2010

Speaking at Symfony Live 2011

I have the pleasure to announce that I will be speaking at the upcoming Symfony Live conference (Paris edition). I've been working with and on Symfony2 for a few months already, both in my spare...

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December 9, 2010

ESI - Full page caching with Symfony2

Launched about a month ago, techup.ch runs on the Symfony2 PHP framework, which is still undergoing heavy development but is already a great framework. Don't get me wrong, the framework is fast,...

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October 7, 2010

Speaking at the IPC and WebTechCon

Next week the International PHP Conference and the WebTechCon will happen both in Mainz, Germany. I will speak at both events over the three days and the good news is that the combined 100 sessions...

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September 29, 2010

Symfony2 Presentation

Last weekend at the PHP Unconference in Hamburg I gave a talk showing an overview of the Symfony2 framework. The allowed 45min were way too short to say everything I wanted to say and I didn't really...

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September 23, 2010

PHP Console in Your Browser

So-called interactive modes for scripting languages are commonly used in the command line, and they are great for quick tests, but most of the time when I try something it tends to grow and quickly...

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September 22, 2010

Switching on my WLAN with my phone

It all started when my router began to crash every few days. All my connections would drop, and misery ensued. I disabled WLAN/Wi-Fi and it stopped crashing, so I was happy. But then my laptop's...

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June 3, 2010

Introducing Slippy - HTML Presentations

Slippy is a HTML Presentation library written with jQuery, it takes a html file in and plays it in any browser. It is optimal for programming-related talks since it includes a syntax highlighter and...

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