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Generating ZF2 template maps on the fly

One of the performance boosters in Zend Framework 2 is using template_map instead of template_path_stack in the view manager. While developing, it is easier to use the stack. This is because you don't have to add a mapping every time you create a new view. At the end of the development you might forget to transform the stack into a template map. This is why it is useful to never use the stack and automate the generation of the template_map array instead.

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19 Aug 2014 | Comments | Tags: grunt zf2

Writing your first Grunt plugin

For one of my projects, I needed a tool to list all used translations keys from a PHP project. Because I want to keep the translation database clean, I decided to create a Grunt plugin. There was one big problem... How do you create this plugin? So I started to read the documentation, blog posts, etc. and noticed that the documentation was pretty confusing. Let me take you on a tour through my first plugin.

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27 Apr 2014 | Comments | Tags: grunt plugin

Validating your PHP code on the fly

It's amazing how much time you can loose while running PHP tests. First you alter your code or test. Next you start your test and wait for it to finish. Finally you find out you messed up and start the process all over again. In this article I am going to show you how to automate PHP testing, so you can focus on adding business value to your application.

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21 Jan 2014 | Comments | Tags: grunt phpspec zf2 php

Grand Opening!

With a new year, come some new resolutions. I was already thinking of creating a blog for quite some time, but the new year forced me to finally get this site up and running. So why did I start this blog? Not to tell you who I am, but to inform you about some cool stuff I encounter during the development of web applications.

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14 Jan 2014 | Comments | Tags: blog jekyll yeoman grunt

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