Linux: Ubuntu 14.04 full LAMP server setup tutorial

This Ubuntu server setup tutorial is written in cookbook style to get a new server up and running from scratch. It includes setting up your main user properly, some mild security measures and of course Apache 2.4, PHP 5.5 and Mysql setup. I will also setup Git to…

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Symfony 2: Console commands

The Symfony 2 console allows developers to execute commonly used tasks via the command line. This speeds up the development process since it allows a developer to execute many different tasks. These are e.g. creation of an Entity definition, creating the entire MVC folder structure, generating getters and setters…

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Syomfony2: simple image resize helper

In almost every Symfony2 project I have the need for image resizing. So for each project I check (again) to see if there is a simple image resize helper introduced in Symfony2 core. Unfortunately there isn't and the community bundles are often way too advanced for my needs. In the…

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What is Demandware (for developers)

Demandware is an enterprise ready SAAS (Software as a service) e-commerce platform which utilises a revenue share model. This means that the platform can be used by businesses in exchange for a share of the revenue generated via the platform. In return for that Demandware takes care of the hosting,…

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Demandware: Programmatically adding custom Objects

There are various instructions on how to add and remove Custom Objects via the Demandware Business Manager. How to properly add or modify these with Demandware Script is unfortunately missing. While the theory is quite simple, there are a few details missing from Demandware documentation that can cause you to…

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