Doctrine 2: How to handle join tables with extra columns

September 6th, 2013

A _join table_ table (also know as a _junction table_ or _cross-reference table_) is a table that links 2 (or more) other tables together within the same database by primary key. This means that a join table will only contain foreign keys, there is no place for these extra columns.

Jasper N. Brouwer

Agile Estimating and Planning book review

September 3rd, 2013

This book is very accessible, with loads of examples and use-cases. It provides a good red line to follow, working from the lowest levels (estimating a story) to the highest levels (implementing for large distributed teams).

Ramon de la Fuente

Dutch PHP Conference 2013 revisited

June 10th, 2013

We've kind of turned a corner at Future500, acknowledging that we have not been involved in the Open Source (PHP) community enough in the past few years. It's my fault - I am the owner after all - so I finally made a decision to make a field trip to the biggest and baddest conference PHP has to offer in the Netherlands: the Dutch PHP Conference 2013. Here's what went down...

Ramon de la Fuente

Fixing your Apple Terminal

April 11th, 2013

I think most of you will agree that Apple's Terminal looks and behaves horribly out of the box. So we need to adjust a few things... By following this guide I hope you'll enjoy the Terminal a bit more :)

Jasper N. Brouwer

A year with the cowboy hat

April 10th, 2013

Quite some time ago I read this article entitled "Cowboy coding and the pink sombrero". It's about editing code on the production server and how that's obviously a bad thing™

Ramon de la Fuente