• Slapping some Varnish on WordPress

    by  • October 15, 2012 • 3 Comments

    So last week I published my review of PHPNW12 and instantly my whole server went down in flames. My current WP setup has a few issues with multi-lingual plugins which I can’t get over yet, as it requires a bit more of invested time. But this can’t go on, I needed a solution, a...

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    PHPNW12 – One Conference, so much good stuff

    by  • October 10, 2012 • 2 Comments

    This year I spent more time replying “I don’t know yet” to people who were asking if I was going to PHPNW12 then I did submitting to conferences. I think 75% of all the prominent members of the European Community told me at one point or another that i simply could not miss this...

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    Deploying a Symfony2 and Composer app on PagodaBox

    by  • April 16, 2012 • 0 Comments

    I have been working on a little pet project and wanted to put it up somewhere to show to a few people how it was going. I wanted something really simple so I decided to give the PHP PaaS solutions a try. Its a very simple Symfony 2.1 based app using Composer for vendor...

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    The IDEs of March

    by  • March 15, 2012 • 2 Comments

    Last Year, Chris Shiflett started the “Ideas of March” movement, and Jon Tangerine quickly coined the “Ides of March” twist and some people followed him. This year, here we are again and while reading my twitter feed I saw Cal Evans’ post with Jon Tangerine’s line. Of course it was early and I read...

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    Book Review: The Art of Readable Code

    by  • February 27, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Lately I have been very involved with code quality, not just in terms of testing and actually working, but also on a deeper level, readability and plain good architecture. At my previous employer we had been working for a good while already applying rules from “Object Calisthenics” a concept by Jeff Bay, a simple...

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