Symfony, edit the Response globally using the Kernel Response event

One of the things I like most of the Symfony framework is its Http Kernel component. Not only it does offer a very straightforward abstraction to handle requests and responses in an object-oriented way but it also allows you to interact with the whole response generation ...

5 lessons learned at the Bank of Ireland Accelerator

What a hell of 3 months! During the last 3 months I haven't got a single minute to take care of this blog. I started a new adventure and moved to Ireland to attend the Bank of Ireland Accelerator Programme in Cork with my startup Sbaam. ...

Simple echo server written in Go, dockerized!

In this post we will see how to write a (very) simple Go server app and how to put it into a Docker container and run it. Disclaimer: I'm an absolute beginner with both Go and Docker and this is just an experiment I did to ...

Transparent pixel response with Symfony, how to track email opening

If you have ever heard about "transparent pixel", "1x1 blank pixel", "tracking pixel" or simply "tracking image" you probably know what we are going to talk about and can just skip to the implementation! Introduction Transparent pixel image is a technique often used to track some ...

Introducing ORM Cheatsheet

This week I received an interesting email from Martin Stradej, the developer of ORM Designer, a tool to design ORM relationships with a simple but powerful graphic user interface. Martin wrote the mail because he wanted to acknowledge me of his latest project: ORM Cheatsheet. ORM ...

3 invitations to try Atom.io

I have finally got my invitation to try the new text editor Atom.io. Atom is built with web technologies (node.js in it's core) by the folks at GitHub and it's somewhat very similar to the famous SublimeText. In my opinion it seems very promising ...