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Bend Symfony to your needs

September 15, 2016

Symfony-Standard-Edition is powerful framework and a great way to get a project up and running in no time. If you ever had a conversation with a colleague about framework X is better as Y because it's more flexible, then this post might be for you. Note: This guide is written

Managing Assets in Symfony

September 30, 2015

Symfony is a great MVC architecture which provides a solid structure for your application. But when it comes to frontend assets, it get's tricky. Assetic is a powerful file processing system provided directly from symfony. It is a great tool but it does not work well with my workflow and

Warming up with Gulp

September 18, 2015

Gulp is a task runner running on node. That means the main purpose of this tool is to run tasks. With a library of more than 1825 plugins it is possible to create building pipelines for every purpose. Why using a taskrunner anyway? Sometimes it's easier to do things by

Drag'n'drop File Input without Javascript

April 21, 2015

Keeping the styling of a website consistent is hard, but styling browser specific input elements is often even harder. Element replacement was an old approach to work around the unstylable elements like radio, checkbox and file-inputs. But today, we're using css3 features, pseudo-elements and other tricks, to let them look