Symfony2 Troubleshooting - Lifecycle callbacks not being called when using (docblock) annotations


Lifecycle callbacks such as prepersist and preupdate are not being called when defined as annotations in the entity class.

Systems Invovled:

Symfony2, Doctrine

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Symfony2 Troubleshooting - RuntimeException: Unable to create the cache directory


"RuntimeException: Unable to create the cache directory ... " even after running point #2 under "Setting up Permissions" at….

Systems Involved:

Symfony2, Ubuntu 13.10

Solutions and/or Notes:

Drupal 7 Tutorial: Getting Syntax Highlighter + CKEditor to work properly with the WYSIWYG module

This tutorial will explain how to get the Syntax Highlighter plugin to work properly with the CKEditor plugin and WYSIWYG module.  I will assume that you already have a Drupal 7 installation ready, so the next thing to do is making sure we have the required modules and plugins.

Make sure you have the following downloaded:

Site Update - New section!

I have recently added a new section called "Resources" to the site.  The link to this section appears in the top and bottom navigation menus.  This new section is primarily where I will keep a collection of resources that I think will be useful to me in the long run that I may need to have quick access to.  This section may or may not be helpful to you but feel free to contribute also if you think there's a resource I may need on the list.  

PHP Discovery Log - mcrypt extension

I decided a few nights ago that I would play around with the Yii PHP framework to see how quick and different it is from Symfony2 but stopped after noticing that I didn't have the mcrypt extension which is required by the encrypt and decrypt methods in Yii.  I searched on to see if there were any installation directions but the information regarding installation was minimal at best.

Winter Break Coding
Stuff to do during winter break!