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Symfony2: the big picture

I started playing with Symfony2 when it was in beta. The biggest obstacle in my learning process was the lack of an architectural overview; something that would describe the flow of execution of every request, at least at a very coarse grain. I tried to read the official docs and various articles on the Net: I was able to do things but didn’t know how (and why) they worked – when they did. The immediate consequence was that I was almost always unable to adapt the examples to my specific needs.

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TreeGrid with ExtJS 4

ExtJS has a lot of components to rapidly develop powerful web applications.
A few days back, I was faced with the need to display hierarchical data extracted from a database. I looked at several alternatives, but none of them was so full-featured and well-integrated as ExtJS is. So I developed a prototype to learn the basics of ExtJS 4 TreeGrid component.

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Moduli 2.0

Moduli 2.0

Moduli 2.0

Dopo qualche settimana di lavoro, oggi vede finalmente la luce Moduli 2.0, il restyling grafico di Moduli.it. La novità più grande consiste nel passaggio ad un layout più largo, adottando lo standard oggi largamente diffuso a 960px. Negli ultimi mesi la percentuale degli schermi 800×600 è scesa sotto il 4% e pertanto il passaggio al nuovo layout non provoca grossi disagi; il contenuto resta comunque diviso in due colonne (menu e contenuto vero e proprio) per facilitare la fruizione anche con il vecchio 800×600.