Defining Symfony 2 controllers in two ways

If you start with Symfony 2 using the quick tour, you might assume there is only one way of creating a controller: by extending Symfony\Bundle\FrameworkBundle\Controller\Controller. If you follow the more in depth book you might notice a tip to a second way of creating a controller: as a service. Lately I’ve been exclusively creating my […]

Developing for touch screens

Since a couple of weeks I have a tablet computer, the Surface Pro 2*. It’s really weird holding a piece of hardware in your hand that is just as fast as your main desktop, but more on that later. There is one thing that I’ve started noticing more and more: a lot of websites could […]

Scratching post building

Last year I got a nice present for my birthday: the making of a scratch pole for my cat. Since a year has flown by, it was time to go scratching post building. In case you don’t know my cat yet, her name is Ginny (and you don’t ask a girl her age.)