The easiest way to setup docker for Symfony or Laravel

Docker is a handy tool to setup multiple light-weight development environments or to virtualize your server. Too bad, docker has a steep learning curve and demands you to know some…

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How to use GraphQL (data-hub) in Pimcore 5

Pimcore 5 offers a new package to use GraphQL. That way you can make Pimcore 5 headless. This means you can access Pimcore data, without having to visit that website,…

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Firefox 43 removed the option to switch back to classic search bar

*sigh* Firefox, it’s like every update I love you a little less. You used to be this technically advanced lightweight browser that showed Microsoft. But ever since Chrome got popular,…

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What does ‘composer dump-autoload’ do in Laravel?

Composer is a major part of the Laravel MVC Framework, but it also exists without Laravel. In fact you could use it in any project. This article digs into the…

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Laravel and Varnish: admin interface with cookies and public pages without cookies

If you want Laravel to show cached content from Varnish on public pages (so without a cookie), but still want to use a cookie on admin pages, and switch between…

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7 issues I have with Open Source

Sorry for the clickbait title, but now you’re here, you might as well read about my thoughts (or "issues") on Open Source 1. Open source is the new demo Companies…

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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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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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