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NextGen Gallery tweaks

I have recently redesigned the website of my most historic client, the Scottish Volleyball Association, and the most challenging part has been to migrate the 550 galleries from the old symfony 1.x structure to the WordPress. After trying quite a few solutions, I have settled for the most popular WordPress plugin, NextGen Gallery (Pro version) […]

Symfony 2 meets Oracle (part 3)

Configuration First of all you will need to configure the database connection. We will assumme you have followed the previous tutorials and have an Oracle XE database. parameters:     database_driver: oci8     database_host: your_VM_IP     database_port: ‘1521’     database_name: XE     database_user: your_username     database_password: your_password     database_charset: AL32UTF8 Database charset is by default AL32UTF8 […]

Symfony 2 meets Oracle (part 2)

If you have followed the part 1 and downloaded the VM I suggested, it is important to know that your database name is called “XE”. It will be useful in next chapter on Symfony configuration. Oracle configuration Open a terminal and start the configuration process with the following command > /etc/init.d/oracle-xe configure  Create a worspace […]

Symfony 2 meets Oracle (part 1)

Downloading the VM First of all you need to get Virtualbox for your operating system https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads Then you need to create an account on the Oracle website (if you don’t have one already) and get the Enterprise PHP Development VM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/community/developer-vm/index.html Configuring the VM Import the VM in Virtualbox (File > Import Appliance) and follow […]