Author Archives: Andrei

Prestashop custom fields in products admin section

Prestashop

Prestashop custom fields in products admin section I had to do this modification on an existing prestashop project few months ago and I had to add some custom fields in products admin section. In this tutorial I’ll try to show you how you create new product field in admin on product edit page (informations tab). Of course

Check if file exists in Symfony2

Check if file exists in Symfony2 If you want want to check if file exists in Symfony2 and which is not a twig template, you have to create a Twig Extension service and add a file_exists() function or whatever you want to call it in twig. This tutorial is more specific to the issue we have at hand,

Symfony2 service container

Introduction A big PHP aplication should be OOP written and should have a lot of objects. You can split them by functionality depending on what they do. Some of them are used for interaction with database, some of them are used to save information in files.This chapter is about a special PHP object in Symfony2

Drag and drop on mobile devices

Drag and drop on mobile devices I had a problem in the past with a draggable and droppable calendar with jQuery and ajax. When you add drag and drop to a web page using JavaScript, such as jQuery UI draggable and droppable, you obtain a problem. The dragging and dropping are intercepted by the phone

How to select all anchors with display block jquery

snippets

How to select all anchors with display block jquery Very often or not, you need to select all the elements from within the DOM, that have their display property set to “block”. Solution

Filter function from jQuery to the rescue. Description: Reduce the set of matched elements to those that match the selector or pass

PHP Simple HTML DOM Parser

domTree

PHP Simple HTML DOM Parser In this tutorial I will show you a great way to parse a webpage with plain PHP, in the same way you do with jquery. The syntax is very native and natural, and you will feel like home using it but first let’s thank the author of this library S.C. Chen

PHP Smarty var_dump alternative and prestashop errors

var_dump

PHP Smarty var_dump alternative and prestashop errors If you work on prestashop for example, and you want to make a debug for all or a certain variable from within a page you will have problems because you cannot use var_dump since Smarty is a templating language for PHP. Method 1

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Disable jqueryui calendar days EXCEPT the mondays of every week

datepicker

Disable jqueryui calendar days EXCEPT the mondays of every week Let’s say you want the user to be able to see all days from within the month, but to be able to select only the mondays of every week.

Here is a DEMO. You can disable all “Sundays” by switching from “day == 1”

Transform a csv file to associative array in PHP

csv

 Transform a csv file to associative array in PHP There are a lot of  examples on how to take a CSV file and put it in an array, but the main problem about them is that the header and the rest of the content from the csv are placed on separate keys, both on the

Working with Entities in Symfony2

Working with Entities in Symfony2 Symfony is a very powerfull PHP framework that helps you do amazing projects in small amount of time. It has built in support for Doctrine which is an incredible tool for interacting with databases, not through tables but through php objects. First let’s see what is an ORM and after that

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