With the summer coming to an end there is increasing activity in the Symfony community in the form of bundles. Recently four interesting Symfony bundles have had interesting status updates: EasyLogHandler, eZ Migration Bundle, Netgen Layouts and Sylius.
Written by Jani Tarvainen on Friday August 19, 2016
sylius, symfony, ezplatform
JSON Web Tokens are a relatively new method for authentication. JWT for short is an open standard for passing claims between parties in web application environments. Instead of relying on a cookie, applications can rely on passing forward JSON Web Tokens.
Written by Jani Tarvainen on Monday June 13, 2016
In systems with very dynamic data models, such as Content Management Systems, transferring data models and changes to them between environments can be very challenging. eZ Platform and the previous generation eZ Publish CMS products are such systems.
Many web applications are essentially a CRUD interface. This stands for simply Create, Read, Update and Delete. This is often the backbone of applications of all sorts ranging from content management systems to custom web applications like travel sites.
For a long time the LAMP CMS scene was inventing their own wheel. But following the PHP-FIG and Composer revolutions in the PHP world, many content management systems have started sharing software components and entire application development frameworks.
The stereotypical view of software developers is that they're introverts who enjoy spending time alone working on their computers. But ever since the early days of computing there's been meetups of all sorts, including the Homebrew Computer Club which was instrumental in making Silicon Valley what it is today.
Written by Jani Tarvainen on Friday April 1, 2016