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Posted February 12, 2014 by

Amazon EC2: Fix for Error When Using Composer.phar

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When using The Composer dependency manager for PHP, people will occasionally experience errors when using Amazon’s EC2 service. A simple fix exists for this issue.

Posted February 1, 2011 by

Symfony 1.4: Add and Update Created_at and Updated_at Fields Automatically

After the CRUD building process with symfony, beginners are often perplexed with the handling of the created_at and updated_at fields on their forms. These fields are typically best handled behind the scenes. Here is how to let symfony take control of these fields automatically.

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Posted February 1, 2011 by

Symfony 1.4: Widget Does Not Exist Error after Unset

With symfony’s form builder, users will need to unset several common fields such as created_at and updated_at. Beginners frequently experience a “widget does not exist” error after unsetting form fields.

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Posted March 5, 2010 by

Symfony: Detect Which Version is Installed

The Symfony php framework is frequently updated. Detecting which version is actively installed, however, is not well documented. Here is how to do it.

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Posted November 25, 2009 by

Symfony: Drop Down List Box Without Submit Button

I needed a drop down list box for a symfony site I was designing. As a newbie symfony programmer, I wanted to record this so I could reference it later. Although this uses a little javascript, it will correctly function and is backwards compatible to users without javascript enabled.

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Posted July 4, 2008 by

Symfony / Propel: How to Left Join

A JOIN is a way to connect related database tables by the common values between them. A left join contains all of the rows from the primary table plus related members of the second database if they exist. Using joins can significantly reduce the number of database queries required to render a web page. This […]

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Posted June 27, 2008 by

Symfony: Rebuild from Schema.yml Without Loss of Data

As my test database became more complex, I hated entering data again after doing a propel-build-all. Following these commands, you can save your database content after rebuilding your database from your schema file.

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Posted April 6, 2008 by

Symfony: Delete an Application

The command line provisioning utility in symfony provides mechanisms to create an application, but doesn’t have the means to delete one. If you’ve unintentionally created an application or no longer need an app and want to do housecleaning, this Tech-Recipe describes how to get it gone.

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Posted April 4, 2008 by

Symfony: Fix propel-insert-sql error: Can’t connect to local MySQL server

After building your model and the SQL code to represent it, symfony offers a mechanism to insert the SQL code directly into your configured database. If you are running MySQL locally, this should work for you with no additional configuration. If you are running MySQL on another server, as is common in shared web hosting […]

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Posted September 17, 2007 by

Symfony: Add log message manually

When troubleshooting a complex web application (or a simple one), there are times that sending a message to a log file will help. Two command syntaxes are required depending on if you are in an action or a template. When using the development environment of an application in Symfony, the log message will show up […]

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Posted August 6, 2007 by

Symfony: Troubleshooting file uploads

The Symfony framework is an amazing project which brings many best practices to the hands of mortal coders. It’s also a dauntingly vast system with many subdirectories and classes. While trekking your way up the learning curve, you may run into hurdles which seem daunting. One possible gotcha involves adding file uploading to an existing […]

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