After blogging about my lessons learned on 28 March this year, I have to create a 'part 2' because of problems with the static route to the KPN IPTV network. It changes at every reboot which causes a not working IPTV network in-house.
By connecting to my VPN server I have always a secure connection and can access my home network from every location with an internet connection.
Creating a VPN server on an Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite running EdgeOS is easy! In this blog post, I set up an L2TP over IPsec VPN server.
In February 2016, I moved from Ziggo to KPN Fiber because of the higher upload speed and because fiber was available in my new home. I replaced the experiabox with my own hardware which was sometimes challenging. This post is about my lessons learned with KPN Fiber, Router IPTV and the Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite.
I use the Doctrine2 Object Relational Mapper as abstraction layer between my model and database. I use PHPUnit to unit test my code, but if the configuration is incorrect the code won't work like intended and the Doctrine2 ORM will fail with exceptions as result. To ensure the configuration is correct I created a test to validate my configuration.
How to start with the Silex microframework and what is the best folder structure for my new micro project? Edwin Kortman (also known as Dreadwin) created a Silex boilerplate repository based on a blog post by Matthias Noback in 2012 to quickly setup a new Silex project and I'm really excited about it!
Stash is a PHP library and makes it easy to cache the results of expensive code, like database queries or external API calls, in a hierarchical way with interchangeable back ends.