Author: SANDO
Just a guy with strong interest in PHP and Web technologies

First, make sure that the Intel HAXM is up to date. You update it by opening the SDK and selecting it in the list. Then, on Mac, the Android SDK gets installed at: /Users/username/Library/Android/sdk/, therefore, you will need to run …

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There is virtually no situation in software architecture that entirely frees you from security considerations. With microservices, some issues become more distinct and a lot harder. However, there are also a few features of microservices that can bolster security. With microservices, the network is still a …

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This is a quick code example on how to extend the Symfony security extension in your bundle so you could have rules on the controller’s class as annotation and also inherit those and merge with the action method annotations. It's …

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There’s one situation where we need to help ElasticSearch to understand the structure of our data in order to be able to query it fully – when dealing with arrays of complex objects. ElasticSearch has one great feature that it …

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I’ve upgraded my dev server to latest version of Debian. Everything was going smoothly until I’ve got an error from mysql-server that it cannot be installed due to an error. I checked few websites that I have there running and all of …

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I was playing with PHP the other day and was trying to fetch and rename 1000s of files I have stored locally on my machine. Seemingly PHP isn’t the best language to that operation Python or even BASH could do …

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Dates as a concept are seamingly simple and straight forward. Though in programming world those could be rather complex starting from format, representation, time zones, machine default configuration going through different calendars and date manipulations. In this post I won’t …

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Polymorphic type handling based on JSON property Building an API that supports inheritance could be quite crucial. Imagine the case where you want to have an endpoint that stores a profile data for a given provider and that provider could …

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Many people go for different solutions and sometimes overcomplicate their applciation with message queues like ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ and other options out there. Though this is yet another part in the application architecture that would require maintenance and support and it’s …

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One of the core Agile practices is to inspect and adapt. We inspect the developed software in the business review or demo meeting to ensure that we are delivering the right product. And we inspect how the team performs and …

Best practices in Agile Retrospectives Read More »

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