I recently felt I needed to add a portfolio of work to this site, nothing fancy, but I decided it would need to use jQuery to provide some sort of slideshow view and so make the best use of screen space.
Anyone who is interested in Silverstripe is interested in what will happen in next iteration. By the sounds of it there are going to be a lot of big changes, but one of the ones I am very interested in is updating the design and layout of the admin area.
Recently one of the websites I built had to go through a fairly thorough sercurity audit. Thankfully it was generally good results all round with no "THIS IS A SERIOUS ERROR" reports (which is always good).
Just recently I have been doing a lot of work on setting up and upgrading our internal and external networks. It has been quite an interesting and challenging job, that I am only just starting to get to grips with and I have learnt a lot about how to setup networks using open source software.
VirtualBox is brilliant (and Open Source) Virtualization software, produced by Sun. I use VirtualBox regularly to test out systems, different operating systems or web sites and applications in different browsers and environments. Whenever I use it however I always seem to forget this one step, so it is worth noting it down.
Quite a simple one this time, but something I feel is worth posting up. On a recent project, I needed to add the ability for the site editors to be able attach an image to any page on the site that sits at the root level of the Site Tree. Any children (grandchildren, etc) of these pages however had to...
For some reason, I always forget how to generate a custom DataObjectSet in a Silverstripe method, that I can then return to my template to correctly render in a control loop. Because of this, I am going to write an example tutorial, using my Twitter RSS feed and SimpleXML (which should be part of the PHP5 core for most installs)...