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Hi and welcome to my little piece of the internet. Here I will be posting on various topics, probably covering Linux, PHP and other web technologies that happen to have piqued my interest.

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Creating a simple REST application with Silex part 3.

In part 1 you installed Silex and setup 2 routes, / and /{stockcode}. In part 2 you added a POST and a DELETE route. In part 3 we are going to assume a few months have passed and you now have tens, maybe hundreds, of routes.

The problem with having many routes is that we end up with a really big and unwieldy index.php file. Finding the correct route to fix can take a while. I will be showing you two possible way to manage your routes. read full article

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Migrating Munin RRD files to a different machine

Have you tried moving your Munin rrd files to a new machine and ended up with this error

This RRD was created on another architecture

I have a solution and like other I have seen works recursively. read full article

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Running Composer via Phing via Composer

I have set up Jenkins to run a Phing task every time we commit to our repo, php-lint, documentor, mess detector and a few other. This is working perfectly but I wanted to expand it to perform composer install. Now Phing can do this via ComposerTask but not when using a svn repo and called via Jenkins.
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Creating a simple REST application with Silex part 2.

In part 1 you installed Silex and setup 2 routes, / and /{stockcode}. Now lets expand upon those by adding a POST and a DELETE route. read full article


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