Tag: symfony

Update for Symfony 3.x: See this comment to see the changes needed.   Symfony forms are quite horrible when you want to do custom things (like javascript, autocomplete, and collections or both 🙂 ). There are some solutions available on the internet, but they often “hack” the symfony form using DataTransformers and text fields. I think […]

Today, I was confronted to a tricky problem: identify two different types of user, using the FOSUserBundle of Symfony.

Gustavo Dudamel

I love composer. It is really a great tool for managing dependencies. But as I work with some uninitiated people, they never know what to do : composer install or composer update ? I will try to explain what each command does and when to use it.


At Mapado, as you may know, we want to offer the possibility to search “things to do close to you”. And by close we mean culturally, and geographically too. About this second point, we did not find a better solution than an auto-complete search field whit a city list in a dropdown (as you can […]

I spend the last two days installing Graphite on our server at mapado. What we have: Linux server with Debian Squeeze Python 2.7 installed system-wide with python headers ( sudo apt-get install python-dev) virtualenv and virtualenv-wrapper installed ( sudo pip install virtualenv virtualenv_wrapper) cairo installed system-wide (apparently cairo dos not work fine with pip, so :  sudo apt-get install python-cairo) Apache2 server running What we wanted: A Graphite […]