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Articles from Charles Pourcel

Make image manipulation simple using Imagine in a Symfony2 application

January 17, 2014Charles Pourcel5 min read

I recently read an interesting article on the pros and cons of two of the most known PHP image manipulation libraries: GD and ImageMagick. As interesting as this reading was, it did not mention a very useful object oriented image manipulation library and its corresponding bundle to all those waiting…

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Dynamic mapping in Doctrine and Symfony: How to extend entities

November 15, 2013Charles Pourcel8 min read

When developing with Symfony2, you may one day want to create an entity that will be used by many other entities in your application, using the exact same relation every time. Let's say you create an UploadedDocument entity and you know from the start that you will have to manage uploads in…

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