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  • Using the Go! Aspect-Oriented Framework to trim values before validation

    Few weeks ago, while using the NotBlank constraint from the Symfony Validator to validate a command before executing it, a co-worker of mine noticed that the values are not automatically trimmed, so it would allow strings of empty spaces to be passed as valid values.

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  • On creating cleaner and simpler commands

    Commands, as part of the CQRS pattern, provide a clean way for representing intentions for changing some state in our application. We’ve been working with CQRS for some time and it helped us significantly improve the quality of our code base. Meanwhile, we learned a lot, but we also made some mistakes. In this article we’ll discuss some of the mistakes we were making when using commands and what we did to improve them.

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  • Symfony3 Form Component and type hinting in PHP 7.0

    Type hinting the methods’ arguments and declaring their return types is one of the best improvements that came with PHP 7. When I finally got a chance to play with it in an experimental side project using Symfony, I got stuck trying to combine the type hinting and the Symfony3 Form component.

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  • Experimental upgrading to Laravel 5: How I did it

    When I started working on my biggest side project, the “EESTEC Platform for Local Committees” I introduced a few months ago, the latest stable version of Laravel was 4.2. Over the past weeks, Taylor introduced many great changes and new features that we’ll be able to use in the new version, firstly numbered 4.3 and later 5. According to the framework’s six month release cycle, it should had hit stable late this month or in early December. Because of that, I started to play with it and to apply the changes to make my application use it.

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  • Introducing EESTEC Platform for Local Committees

    “EESTEC Platform” is a web application which will aim to ease the internal management of EESTEC’s local committees. The main idea for this to be achieved is to automate many of the tasks currently done “by hand” and to collect the big number of information (such as list of members and their info) currently spread across many spreadsheets, papers, mails etc. in one place.

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  • Анализа на .mk домените до декември 2013

    Пред околу 3 месеци, од 01.10.2013 год. конечно на сила стапи новиот правилник за организација и управување со врвниот македонски .mk домен (претходниот правилник бил креиран во 1995 год.). Со овие домени, покрај Македонската академска истражувачка мрежа (МАРнет), од сега ќе можат да управуваат и компаниите кои ќе добијат статус на регистрари.

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  • IMW: 10 years of EESTEC LC Skopje

    In the last few months my activities with EESTEC drastically decreased. I wanted to see the people again so I decided to join them in Ohrid on the first International Motivation Weekend organized by EESTEC LC Skopje from 18 to 21st of July. The event was also part of the bigger event called “EESTECers gone wild 2″. This IMW is important for the LC because it was mainly organized in order to celebrate the LC’s 10th birthday.

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  • EESTEC Motivational Weekend October 2012

    When I joned EESTEC (LC Skopje) about half year ago, almost all of the existing members were talking to me about some event called “Motivational weekend”. Few weeks after that, in May, we went on the first EESTEC motivational weekend for 2012 in Mountain house “Vrteska” on the mountain Plackovica. Today, I just got back from my second motivational weekend, held in the Mountain house “Smreka” on Popova Sapka from 05 to 07 October.

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