Latest Useful Web Resources and Links #1, March 2016

I created this page as a running repository of useful, miscellaneous web notes for later reference.


Javascript & JQuery

How to get the latest version of JQuery:

Useful info about Javascript and JQuery source maps — an explanation about what they are and how they are used:

http://elijahmanor.com/the-magic-of-the-jquery-1-9-source-map/

Parsley — A reliable and easy Javascript form validation library:

http://parsleyjs.org/

Get hostname in Javascript:


Server Notes, LAMP/WAMP

Latest WAMP install instructions — in less than 5 minutes you can deploy WAMP with MySQL server on localhost.  Not bad for quick local dev server.

http://forum.wampserver.com/read.php?2,123606


Symfony

A utility for Symfony to convert those awful annotations to YML files:

https://packagist.org/packages/sed/route-exporter-bundle


Helpful Symfony 3.0 base commit, to start new PHP Symfony projects:

https://github.com/itrascastro/Symfony-3-Base-Project
https://github.com/keefekwan/symfony2_forms

Best example of a form collection at work I think is here (many thanks to the programmers making these publicly accessible!)

https://github.com/sevnekish/user_manager


Symfony 2 performance tips:

http://labs.octivi.com/mastering-symfony2-performance-internals/

Form Type setDefaultOptions weird error:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/31659102/symfony2-error-on-submitting-form-with-a-collection-of-forms-warning-spl-obj?rq=1


General Web Notes & Utilities

Free OST file viewer worked well, allows you to save a person’s Microsoft Exchange mailbox email file and open and view the contents without messing with the .ost file in Outlook!

http://www.ostviewer.com/

Waka Time — Free web development time tracking utility:

https://wakatime.com

Websites that show the latest hiring trends in the tech industry:
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=11202954

https://whoishiring.io/#!/stats/

A good simplified explanation and list about HTTP 2:

https://www.keycdn.com/support/http2/

Good article about the anatomy of a URL:

http://www.skorks.com/2010/05/what-every-developer-should-know-about-urls/

Steps for setting up DNS on a Ubuntu server:

http://mixeduperic.com/ubuntu/seven-easy-steps-to-setting-up-an-interal-dns-server-on-ubuntu.html


PHP/MySQL

PHP SQL injection – good article:

http://phpdelusions.net/sql_injection



Aaron Belchamber
22 years experience in marketing and building businesses

Senior PHP & Symfony Web Developer, Business Analyst, Marketing Director
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