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Error 500 on password protecting a directory

I was recently using cPanel to password protect a directory on a website. It was all point-click, so should have  been simple and just work, except it didn’t. After entering your login credentials, the server would return an error instead of giving you access to the directory contents: Error 500: Internal Server Error By password […]

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Laravel 4 – moving uploaded files

When handling uploaded files in the controller, there is a point where the file needs to be moved to its final destination. Unusually for Laravel, exceptions need to be used to ensure the move took place. First check a file has been uploaded. In this example ‘file’ is the name of the file field in […]

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REST API Library for SugarCRM

I’m working on this library for a couple of projects, and it may be useful if you want to talk to SugarCRM from your PHP application: https://github.com/academe/sugarrestapi The library contains access to all of SugarCRM’s REST API functions (V4, so far) and attempts to wrap the Sugar data up into a number of models (Entry, […]

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Google Webfonts for Woo Framework

Bradley Charbonneau has put together a video that demonstrates this plugin in action. Thanks Bradley 🙂 WooThemes are a big WordPress theme provider. They have taken the lean approach of releasing themes that fit the needs of a lot of people, but may be rough around the edges, but work enough. Constant updates then fill […]

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PHP Design Patterns

Some great examples here: github.com/domnikl/DesignPatternsPHP Sometimes it is difficult to get a handle on the implementation of a design pattern, no matter how many times you read the theory. This repository is a collection of some practical examples of what they look like. Being a github repository, if you want to add to the list, […]

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