Nginx: redirect a subdomain to a subdirectory without changing the url

We wanted these redirections: project.example.com => www.example.com/project (without changing the url) project.example.com/whatever => www.example.com/whatever (with changing the url) In other words: I wanted a subdomain that was nothing more than…

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Laravel use Memcache instead of MemcacheD

Laravel works out of the box with Memcached. However there’s a difference between the linux programs Memcached and Memcache (without the D). To get Laravel to work with Memcache you…

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A custom login/register page for Drupal 6

This tutorial explains how to created a single page with a login form an a register form in Drupal6. To accomplish this, we have to go through some concepts first:

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PHP: check if ‘rijksregisternummer’ is valid.

I couldn’t find a decent PHP function to check the validation of the so called “rijksregisternummer” in Belgium (or “numéro de registre national” in French). I did however find a…

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DrupalCamp Leuven 2013, a brief Saturday review.

It felt like a Monday morning. After my alarm clock didn’t get off (+ 1 hour), I noticed there was only a train 1 hour later, so instead of arriving…

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Why is everybody using Disqus?

It’s like a virus these days. Every blog I come across uses Disqus as a comment system (if they don’t use the Facebook comment system). So why shouldn’t you do…

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Drupalcamp Leuven 2013

A post for the Belgians… Drupalcamp 2013 is about to take place this weekend (september 14+15) in Leuven. The whole event is free, however  you have to register and buying…

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Laravel 4: pivot table example (attach and detach)

What’s a pivot table? A pivot table is a database table that only exists to serve a many-to-many relationship. Say you have a table “customer” and a table “drinks”. If…

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Laravel Naming Conventions

Laravel supports the PHP Framework Interop Group naming conventions. You can find them on the PHP-FIG website. In short: Generally database columns are snake_case but property names are camelCase. Eloquent…

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The jQuery and Javascript code snippets you should learn by heart

While jQuery is a great improvement on classic Javascript, it’s still not perfect. What works in version 1.3 doesn’t automatically work in 1.7 and what works in Firefox, doesn’t automatically…

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