Sunday, April 19, 2015
Monday, October 27, 2014
I just got a new laptop from the company I’m working at, that I have used for about a month now, here’s a quick writeup on how it performs so far.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
I have been using Doctrine2 for about 3 years now. I started with the first 2.0 stable, integrating it into my employer’s in-house framework, and in the last year, I have been using it as part of Symfony2. There are quite a few things that I love about it, and a small amount that I dislike.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Not 24 hours have passed since the announcement, and the internet is already up in flames. Oculus Rift, one of the most promising VR technology is now in the hands of Facebook.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Or vice-versa, you deleted a file, that changed upstream, and now you have to see a diff between the base, and the changed file. The problem is that the usual tools, like git diff, git show, don’t return any useful results, and checkout does not have a
--base switch (like it has for
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Apparently, module loaders are a bad thing now, based on some obscure points, according to an article from @ironfroggy. None of the points mentioned in the article make sense, and here’s why.
Saturday, October 19, 2013
The Zend Optimizer+ has been integrated into PHP core with the 5.5 release, which, according to the RFC page, has many advantages over APC. It has been renamed OPcache, can be enabled with a simple ini setting, and since it’s in the core, it offers better version compatibility. Unfortunately it also includes my only gripe with APC, invalidating the cache is much harder than what one would think.
Friday, June 28, 2013
Or, what is present in branch A, but missing from branch B? I always, always, ALWAYS have to look this up. I have a devel, and a master branch, there were a few hotfixes on the master branch, and there are a few new features developed in devel. Now I want to make sure that the hotfixes are merged back to devel, and I also want to check what new features will be deployed, if I merge devel into master.
Sunday, June 2, 2013
This is part 2 of the How to develop browser extension article series. I’ll give a few guidelines, examples, and show some gotchas on what to look out for, when you are developing an extension for Chrome.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Ever wondered how you can develop a browser extension? It’s not hard, you just have to read a bit of docs, and do a lot of trial and error. This will be a 3-5 posts long series, that talks about how to develop an extension for today’s browsers in general, and the various traps one might fall into while developing one. I am covering Chrome, Safari, and Firefox in detail, unfortunately I have no experience with IE, and Opera. I will also talk about cross-browser extension frameworks at the end.