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What eZ Platform adds to Symfony

eZ Platform is a Content Management System built with the Symfony Full Stack framework. While this may be clear to developers who have worked with it; it maybe somewhat vague for the unitiated. Especially when compared with Concrete5 or Drupal, which have adopted Symfony components into their core.

Written by Jani Tarvainen on Thursday February 11, 2016
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Help mold the Symfony of Tomorrow

Any complex piece of software needs to keep evolving to maintain it's relevancy. Symfony2 itself was instrumental in the popularisation of Dependency Injection and other cornerstones of contemporary PHP, but the world keeps turning and Symfony needs to keep up.

Written by Jani Tarvainen on Saturday February 6, 2016
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The Content API Gold Rush

Content is King and the RESTful API is the royal chariot. The market is bursting with options of various kind of Content API options all promising to catapult the value of content to new valuable heights through syndication or unlocking unparallelled mobile experiences.

Let's take a look at three approaches for Content APIs; Content as a Service Platforms, a RESTful CMSes and an API Platforms. You could use any of these to power a website or an application.

Written by Jani Tarvainen on Wednesday February 3, 2016
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What's on the Menu, Symfony?

Menus are a vital part of any web application or a website. Content Management Systems are traditionally a strong contender in this field as they are at their core just tools to create navigatable views to a pool of content. The Symfony Framework on the other hand is neutral when it comes to menus.

Written by Jani Tarvainen on Wednesday January 27, 2016
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Boring is the new Awesome

2015 was yet another year of rapid technical development in the world of the web. JavaScript was (and continues to be) the poster child of progress which is supposedly the answer to all of life's problems. Before JavaScript there were other messiahs, Java, NoSQL and Responsive Design to mention a few.

Written by Jani Tarvainen on Monday January 18, 2016
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Symfony and PrestaShop

PrestaShop is a popular eCommerce platform built on the LAMP stack. Since it's inception in 2005 it has gone through a number of iterations, despite only being in version 1.6 currently.

Written by Jani Tarvainen on Sunday January 10, 2016
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