Configure the symfony-mailer (swiftmailer) during runtime

On May 3, 2010, Posted by , In PHP,Symfony,Webdevelopment, tagged in ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Configure the symfony-mailer (swiftmailer) during runtime

One of my current projects is a multi-client environment. Each client has its own smtp-settings for the mailings that are done within that application. From static … Symfony allows the configuration of the mailer in its factories.yml. There smtp-settings can be definied. But in this case this is impossible as…

Its time to change the orm

On September 5, 2009, Posted by , In PHP,Symfony,Webdevelopment, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Its time to change the orm

I attended the great symfony day 09 in cologne yesterday. It was an awesome conference with nice people, interesting talks and discussions. Propel is dead One thing got crystal clear during the talks. Propel is dead! In the next version 1.3 of symfony Doctrine will be the default orm. If…

Problems with default values in Propel

On December 5, 2008, Posted by , In PHP,Symfony,Webdevelopment, tagged in ,,, , With 3 Comments

Default values rule! I’m using Propel 1.2 (an upgrade will be done soon) but for other people out there … Consider the following declaration-fragment for the “Foo-entity”. Nothing special here. <column name="name" type="VARCHAR" size="32" required="true" /> <column name="culture" type="CHAR" size="5" required="true" default="de_DE" /> Now if we create the new object…

Translating the sfAssetLibraryPlugin using gettext instead of XLIFF

On October 31, 2008, Posted by , In PHP,Symfony,Webdevelopment, tagged in ,,, , With Comments Off on Translating the sfAssetLibraryPlugin using gettext instead of XLIFF

I’m using the sfAssetLibraryPlugin in one of my active projects. This project uses gettext for interface translation. The plugin ships with XLIFF-files for interface translation. In order to get gettext working simply create the required directories inside the plugin-directory (plugins/sfAssetLibraryPlugin/modules/sfAsset/i18n) and create a new catalog for each language (de, en,…

SQL-Join with multiple conditions when using Propel

On September 3, 2008, Posted by , In PHP,Symfony,Webdevelopment, tagged in ,,, , With 2 Comments

Propels (Creole) “criteria infrastructure” is a great speed-up for the development process and makes it easy to “write” queries. However if you are forced to create a SQL-Join which requires multiple join-conditions the criteria-api is not a helper anymore. In order to make use of the criteria-api even in this…