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2014
July
Nikki 0.25.1: let’s play with the filesystem!
Nikki 0.19.1: awesomeness won’t stop
History of HTTP, SPDY and HTTP/2.0 - Video
Tips and tricks for your Service Oriented Architecture - Video
Planning to write long-term APIs? @cirpo and me shared our experience
The 5 golden rules when writing open source software
Nikki v0.16.5: first issues ahead
June
Last weekend I wrote an IDE. In JavaScript.
April
Use a custom HTTP status code for your apps’ healthchecks
March
Increase mobile performances by implementing transparent redirects
February
Service Oriented Architectures with Symfony2
6 takeways from the second day of ConFoo
AngularJS is the future. Maybe.
7 takeways from the first day of ConFoo
OrientDB, the fastest document-based graph database
January
7 reasons why working for Namshi is great
If you love AngularJS, you should definitely join us…we’re hiring!
How to make your JavaScript apps SEO-friendly
2013
November
Frontend web development is not as fun as it could be
Drop OpenJDK and upgrade Java to the Oracle packages
October
Speaking about AngularJS, SOA and OrientDB in Montreal at the Confoo 2014
September
Space to the youngsters…
CakeFest 2013 wrap-up
See you in Paris at the 2013 edition of the PHP Forum
HTTP/1.1, SPDY and HTTP/2.0, again
August
Tips and Tricks for you Service-Oriented Architecture
WiFi not connecting or being wonky on a Dell XPS in Ubuntu 13.04
Hello US, I’m coming to San Francisco
July
Sending HipChat notifications in PHP
AB testing in PHP with namshi/ab
Notificator, sending notifications through PHP in a clean and lightweight way
June
Using Emailvision’s CampaignCommander APIs from PHP
Beautifying JSON data from the shell
Desktop notifications for PHPUnit tests on Ubuntu
PHP User Group Dubai, here we start again!
Integrating Twig in your legacy code, Part 2: a less wild approach
Integrating Twig in your legacy PHP code
Configuring a Symfony2 application to support SOA
Securing your HTTP API with JavaScript Object Signing and Encryption
May
Why our business choose Symfony2 over any other PHP framework
Automated tests from a novice’s perspective
April
Doctrine 80% faster?
March
My experience with our development team in Dubai: in between business, SOA and sun
A brief visit to the cold lands of Italy
Refactoring your architecture understanding SOA
Symfony2 console: permission denied during autocompletion
Using Selenium and Symfony2 to help your frontend developers coding without risks
February
Namshi is looking for a new Lead Developer!
January
PHP: ‘The script tried to execute a method or access a property of an incomplete object’
Profiling PHP applications from the browser
Making the OrientDB ODM 5 times faster
Starting to play with the Doctrine OrientDB ODM
2012
December
Please welcome the Doctrine2 OrientDB ODM
Video introduction about NoSQL graph databases and OrientDB
Coding bureaucracy
November
OrientDB ODM beta 5: repositories, compatibility with 1.2.0 and more stability
October
Mixing the history of HTTP, SPDY and HTTP/2.0
The state of HTTP/2.0
Ready for europe, IPC and pizzas
September
So yes, I’m writing a book
Optimizing loading times with images’ lazy loading
August
Shell aliases for Octopress
Human-readable user agents for JavaScript error reporting
ping: sendto: No buffer space available with DU DNSes
Source code workflow after 3 months of Github
The hope is that IE will drown in 2 years
July
How refactoring influenced the World Wide Web
Logging JavaScript errors
Using Monolog for PHP error reporting on New Relic
Bootstrap of a Travis-CI test-machine
Where is Agile?
Speaking at IPC 2012
Going beyond HTTP at IPC in October
May
Use the Strategy to avoid the Switch-Case antipattern
April
Back in track with OrientDB
Y U NO access WHOIS informations in PHP?
Search engines are making the web slower
March
Wanna be hired? Go get yourself a blog and a github profile
Checking a domain’s availability with PHP
Moving to Dubai
February
Scaling asynchronously through HInclude
Book review: Data-Intensive Text Processing with MapReduce
How to argue with junior and stubborn developers
Create a Composer command line installer with the Symfony2 CLI
Launching PHPUnit tests from a browser with Symfony2
Using the Symfony2 DIC as a standalone component
Retrieving raw WHOIS informations in PHP
A PHP library to retrieve WHOIS informations
January
The web benefits from SPDY just as SPDY benefits from HTTP
Roy Fielding on SOAP in the W3C context
Enter SfCcTesting: Symfony 1.X Client-Crawler Testing
Functional testing symfony 1.X with PHPUnit: the Symfony2 way
Quality isn’t always better than quantity
Managing PHP dependencies with composer
Media types and hypermedia services: beyond REST architectures
Edge Side Includes, how to spare terabytes every day
Getting back on OrientDB
2011
December
Less REST, more hypermedia
November
OSIDays 2011 wrapup
Application-level caching: fight the right battle
October
GraphDB in PHP: time for the serious stuff
The “new” development here in DNSEE: BDD and much more
September
HTTP saves time, saves money, saves you
A warm welcome to Orient beta-4: data-mapping and much more
Changing the layout of Joomla! ‘category blog’ view
The shortest path problem in PHP: demystifying Dijkstra’s algorithm
August
Behaviour-driven development in PHP
Unit testing your symfony forms
July
News from the Orient library: OrientDB query-builder goes out
Hands on PHP 5.4: traits and other good stuff
Integrating Zend Framework 2 in Symfony 1.4
Contributing to the Zend Framework via GitHub
Why Joomla sucks, why the Joomla platform sucks even harder and how We can fix this
Resources about HATEOAS
REST in peace, again
June
Jazoon 2011 wrapup
PHPDay 2011 wrapup
Get prepared for OrientDB’s query builder
Yahoo’s S4 stream computing platform
May
The problem with non hypermedia-driven webservices
Some common questions about Edge Side Includes
The OrientDB PHP data mapper, from the trenches
The current status of my work with OrientDB
The query builder for OrientDB
OrientDB, the Graph DB for the web
Symfony2, HTTP cache & the good parts of both of’em
Real-time scaling: when NoSQL almost wins, HTTP almost wins, and the customer smiles
A data mapper for OrientDB
The current vague state of PUT and DELETE in HTML5
April
It’s client’s fault
A simple menu and the relational model collapses
XML vs JSON for real
Graph in PHP through OrientDB
Graph databases: OrientDB to the rescue
Long live XML (too sorry for JSON fanboyz)
March
REST in practice, my review
NoSQL day: from enthusiasm to consciousness
Singletons of the web
REST better: common pitfalls
Be clever with your Etags
REST better: HTTP cache
Ideas of March: REST better
Re-doing things with Symfony2
The art of agile development, my review
A f****** awesome 2011 PHP Benelux Conference
Symfony Live 2011, my POV
I broke the REST
Don’t rape HTTP: If-(None-)Match & the 412 HTTP status code
REST in peace
February
Installing and configuring Varnish on Ubuntu
A CRUD with Symfony2 and Doctrine 2
tar: web.tar: Wrote only X of Y bytes
January
Redis slow with PHP? Think again!
Symfony2 routes
Creating your own services for the Symfony2 DIC
2010
December
iMacro: JavaScript loops with variables
November
Versioning other behaviours’ columns with Doctrine Versionable
The Pomodoro Tecnique on your Linux distro
October
Amend committing in SVN
Browsers rest too much REST lesser
Mockups of web authentication: the REST rescue
SfWidgetFormChoice* with spicy empty values
Magento’s request doesn’t collect GET and POST
Custom pagination on different models with symfony and Doctrine
mysql/mysqldump: command not found on CentOS
Deploying a symfony application
Il buio nell’anima
September
Basic HTTP authentication on a symfony backend
Customizing pagination in symfony
Convert a password the Magento way
Setting up cron jobs in Magento
Border radius and IE 8 and previous yes we can
Pass a variable to a .phtml block
Retrieve top rated products in Magento
Headers already sent… what’s up PHPUnit?
Typing into TinyMCE with Selenium
How to discover if a site has been built with Joomla!
Magento and PHPUnit
Profiling with Xdebug and Kcachegrind
Deliver content as XML with Zend Framework
FFMPEG: get a thumbnail from a video with PHP
Debug a SQL query in Magento