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  Archive for January, 2011

January 13, 2011 – 6:43pm Using CURL through a SOCKS proxy to post XML data

Recently we had to communicate with an API that requires we post XML from a white-listed IP address. This made it difficult to develop against since the only way we could get a response from the API service was if we were accessing it from our production machine. This is how you set up PHP’s cURL (client URL) library to post xml data through a proxy server.

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January 8, 2011 – 3:01pm Symfony 1.4 admin generator sort on custom column

If you use the symfony 1.4 admin generator with doctrine you may notice that the column headings in the list view are links that enable you to sort your results by that column. If you customize the list view to include columns that include data from a foreign table, the generator will not automatically create these sort links. Here is how I make foreign columns sortable. More…