Gaining momentum with Symfony2

I cannot yet reveal too much about the 3 technical books that I’m going to publish, but they will be pretty soon available to the public. So I’ve decided to write another tech book with practical concerns and real-world apps, based on the Symfony Framework. Hoping it’ll be an ideal complement for vocational education and training [...]

[Off-topic] Creating a QR code client-side

When we’re developing a website it’s sometimes useful to provide a mechanism to make easier for users to come back to the site later on. Traditionally this was very easy to implement for classic web browsers.  However the amount of mobile devices that nowadays are surfing the Internet is huge and this is nothing but the begining. [...]

Hibernate Session Management

There is some controversy about this topic and Hibernate reference documentation does not provide clear examples of best practices how-to’s. I have been researching on it for the last days and the result will be available within the next few weeks in one of the books I’m about to publish with Ra-Ma Editorial (based on [...]

Runniac is almost ready to go!

In recent posts I wrote about a project I’m working on which consists on a search engine to find running events. I would say that it’s now in some kind of preproduction stage. For that reason I have been really busy these days trying to fix bugs and issues and trying to polish the whole [...]

Drawing markers with AngularJS and openlayers

As you probably read some days ago I’m developing a website with some mapping features in it. To do so I’m using a great AngularJS directive created by tombatossals and accesible on this link: I need now to show a map with some markers representing running races. This is pretty simple using the directive. [...]

Exporting a map with AngularJS and openlayers

In the previous post  I talked about how to create a map with AngularJS and openlayers. You see the directive created by  tombatossals and accesible on this link: This directive provides a handful of very useful features. However in this post we will see how to download a layer rendered on the map. Which [...]

Building maps with AngularJS and openlayers

During the last few weeks we have resumed a Project that was stopped for some time. The idea is to have something deliverable by the start of this summer. These days we have been working on the maps functionality. The idea is to display races courses in a map in order to let visitors inspect [...]