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Querying a MSSQL database from Symfony

For a recent project, we had to connect and query a Microsoft SQL database from a Symfony project. Since we use Docker to run the apps in separate containers, we added a new container to simulate the MSSQL database.

For a recent project, we had to connect and query a Microsoft SQL database from a Symfony project. Since we use Docker to run the apps in separate con...

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Shibboleth Authentication in Symfony 2.8+|3.0+

Preface We recently had the opportunity to work on a Symfony app for one of our Higher Ed clients that we recently built a Drupal distribution for. Drupal 8 moving to Symfony has enabled us to expand our service offering. We have found more opportunities building apps directly using Symfony when a CMS is not needed. This post is not about Drupal, but cross posting to Drupal Planet to demonstrate the value of getting off the island. Enjoy! Writing custom authentication schemes in Symfony used to be on the complicated side. But with the introduction of the Guard authentication component, it has gotten a lot easier.

Preface We recently had the opportunity to work on a Symfony app for one of our Higher Ed clients that we recently built a Drupal distribution for. Dr...

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Divide & Conquer: Drupal 7, Symfony, Elasticsearch, and AngularJS - Part 2

In the previous blog post we shared how we implemented the first part of our problem in Drupal and how we decided that splitting our project into discrete parts was a good idea. I'll pick up where we left off and discuss why and how we used Symfony to build our web service instead of implementing it in Drupal.

In the previous blog post we shared how we implemented the first part of our problem in Drupal and how we decided that splitting our project into disc...

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Divide & Conquer: Drupal 7, Symfony, Elasticsearch, and AngularJS - Part 1

It isn't just about Drupal here at ActiveLAMP -- when the right project comes along that diverges from the usual demands of content management, we get to use other cool technologies to satisfy more exotic requirements.

It isn't just about Drupal here at ActiveLAMP -- when the right project comes along that diverges from the usual demands of content management, we get...

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