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Archives for 12/2008


Javier Eguiluz
A week of symfony #104 (22->28 december 2008)
by Javier Eguiluz – December 28, 2008

Despite holidays, symfony continues fixing bugs and improving its performance. Moreover, this week ended the wildly successful Jobeet tutorial. Lastly, 7 new plugins were introduced and more than 16 plugins were updated.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 24: Another Look at symfony
by Fabien Potencier – December 24, 2008

As we wrap up the Jobeet tutorial, let's have another look at the framework. Forget Jobeet for an hour, and recall all the features you learned during the last three weeks.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 23: The Deployment
by Fabien Potencier – December 23, 2008

Today, we will see what need to be done before going to production, what kind of deploying strategies you can use, and also the tools you need for a successful deployment.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 22: The Cache
by Fabien Potencier – December 22, 2008

Today, we will talk about the HTML cache. To improve your website performance, you can cache whole HTML pages or just parts of them.


Javier Eguiluz
A week of symfony #103 (15->21 december 2008)
by Javier Eguiluz – December 21, 2008

Jobeet tutorial continued attracting symfony community attention during this week. As a consequence, documentation activity is booming with tens of fixes, translations, enhancements and edits. Meanwhile, sfDoctrinePlugin fixed lots of bugs this week and five new plugins were published.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 21: The Design Day
by Fabien Potencier – December 21, 2008

As announced at the beginning of the Jobeet tutorial, we are holding a design contest today. The goal is to choose the default design used by Jobeet.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 20: The Plugins
by Fabien Potencier – December 20, 2008

Today, we will talk about plugins: what they are, what you can bundle in a plugin, and what they can be used for.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 19: Internationalization and Localization
by Fabien Potencier – December 19, 2008

Today, we will talk about Jobeet internationalization (or i18n) and localization (or l10n).


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 18: AJAX
by Fabien Potencier – December 18, 2008

Today, to enhance the responsiveness of the search engine, we will take advantage of AJAX to convert the search engine to a live one.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 17: Search
by Fabien Potencier – December 17, 2008

Two days ago, we added some feeds to keep Jobeet users up-to-date with new job posts. Today, we will continue to improve the user experience by implementing the latest main feature of the Jobeet website: the search engine.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 16: Web Services
by Fabien Potencier – December 16, 2008

When you post a job, you will want to have the greatest exposure possible. If your job is syndicated on a lot of small websites, you will have a better chance to find the right person. That's the power of the long tail. Affiliates will be able to publish the latest posted jobs on their websites thanks to the web services we will develop today.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 15: Feeds
by Fabien Potencier – December 15, 2008

If you are looking for a job, you will probably want to be informed as soon as a new job is posted. And it is not very convenient to check the website every other hour. To keep our Jobeet users up-to-date, we will add several job feeds today.


Javier Eguiluz
A week of symfony #102 (8->14 december 2008)
by Javier Eguiluz – December 14, 2008

Jobeet tutorial focused symfony community attention this week. Meanwhile, the first maintenance version of symfony 1.2.x branch was released and the 14,000th changeset milestone was achieved.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 14: The Lazy Day
by Fabien Potencier – December 14, 2008

With the description of the symfony User class yesterday, we have now finished our tour of the fundamental features of symfony. You still need to learn a lot but you should already be able to create simple symfony projects all by yourself.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 13: The User
by Fabien Potencier – December 13, 2008

Today, we will discover how symfony manages persistent data between HTTP requests.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 12: The Admin Generator
by Fabien Potencier – December 12, 2008

Today, thanks to the admin generator functionality of symfony, we will develop a complete backend interface for Jobeet in just one hour.


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symfony 1.2.1 released
by Fabian Lange – December 11, 2008

The release of symfony 1.2, Jobeet and the Doctrine book was echoed with a lot of feedback. Thanks a lot for that. Today we have released symfony 1.2.1 fixing some annoying bugs.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 11: Testing your Forms
by Fabien Potencier – December 11, 2008

Yesterday we created our first form with symfony. People are now able to post a new job on Jobeet but we ran out of time before we could add some tests. That's what we will do today. Along the way, we will also learn more about the form framework.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 10: The Forms
by Fabien Potencier – December 10, 2008

The second week of Jobeet got off to a flying start with the introduction of the symfony test framework. We will continue today with the form framework.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 9: The Functional Tests
by Fabien Potencier – December 09, 2008

Today, we will write functional tests for the features we have already implemented in the job and category modules.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 8: The Unit Tests
by Fabien Potencier – December 08, 2008

Today, we will start talking about something completely different: automated tests.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet for Doctrine
by Fabien Potencier – December 08, 2008

Follow the Jobeet 24 day tutorial using Doctrine!


Javier Eguiluz
A week of symfony #101 (1->7 december 2008)
by Javier Eguiluz – December 07, 2008

Symfony is living its best moment ever and this week is a good proof of it. The week started with the launch of the stable version of symfony 1.2. Simultaneously, symfony unveiled Jobeet, a comprehensive tutorial describing how to create a complete application with symfony 1.2. A new one-hour tutorial will be published daily from december 1st until december 24th.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 7: Playing with the Category Page
by Fabien Potencier – December 07, 2008

I hope you worked on the Jobeet category page as today's tutorial will then be much more valuable for you.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 6: More with the Model
by Fabien Potencier – December 06, 2008

Today, we will enhance the Jobeet website by tweaking the code here and there. In the process, you will learn more about all the features we have introduced this week.


Fabien Potencier
Five days of Jobeet
by Fabien Potencier – December 05, 2008

We started publishing the Jobeet tutorial five days ago, and the first feedbacks have been very encouraging.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 5: The Routing
by Fabien Potencier – December 05, 2008

Today we will dive into the wonderful world of the symfony routing framework.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 4: The Controller and the View
by Fabien Potencier – December 04, 2008

Today, we are going to customize the basic job module we created yesterday.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 3: The Data Model
by Fabien Potencier – December 03, 2008

Those of you itching to open your text editor and lay down some PHP will be happy to know today's tutorial will get us into some development.


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Call the expert: Simple Registration with sfDoctrineGuardPlugin
by Jonathan Wage – December 03, 2008

Tutorial demonstrating how to setup a simple registration form for the sfDoctrineGuardPlugin.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 2: The Project
by Fabien Potencier – December 02, 2008

Today, we will take the time to describe the requirements of the Jobeet project with some basic mockups.


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Introducing the symfony + Doctrine Book
by Jonathan Wage – December 02, 2008

Today I am happy to introduce the first official piece of documentation for symfony and Doctrine.


Fabien Potencier
Jobeet - Day 1: Starting up the Project
by Fabien Potencier – December 01, 2008

Read the first day of the symfony tutorial.


Fabien Potencier
Do you know Jobeet?
by Fabien Potencier – December 01, 2008

You will need to read the full blog post to know what Jobeet is...