The message “SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate” shows up when trying to connect to Magento Connect or when, generally, you try to use
cURL to connect to a remote web site.
This error happens because
cURL cannot find a
cacert.pem file from which take the trusted signatures.
read more Magento 2: SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate (cURL problem) 04.29.2016
to create thumbnails of images stored on Amazon S3 and save a cache version of them again on S3 may be really painful.
In this post I’ll try to guide you step by step in the configuration process, to have a full configured data flow to create thumbnails stored on Amazon S3 using
read more How to use LiipImagineBundle to manage thumbnails through Amazon S3 01.25.2016
Some days ago I found myself on front o f a problem: my unit tests failed because of lack of PHP memory.
This were the tedious error:
PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 268435456 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 16640 bytes)
As I use CodeShip.io as
continuous delivery server, I had to increase the PHP
memory_limit on their systems, but… how?
read more How to increase PHP memory_limit on CodeShip.io 01.21.2016
Each Mac has a built-in Apache server that runs a built-in PHP.
To upgrade it you need less than 10 minutes once you have understood all the steps needed.
The same applies also to install the last PHP 7.1 version: you only need to change the required version of PHP (see below).
read more How to upgrade the built-in PHP of your Mac (OsX) 08.01.2015
Here there is a good configuration for your PHP environment. It is a good checklist to use, for example, when you
update MAMP. read more A useful php.ini configuration for local development 07.31.2015
Lazy loading is a mechanism that make the script able to load data only when they are required to.
So, if we have to load a big graph of data, we don’t load it entirely at the start, but only when it is required for use.
This mechanism is very useful as it maintain the application performances high (if used with cause cognition!).
read more How to lazy load objects in PHP 07.21.2015
XCode is the development environment provided by Apple and it contains a set of tools useful for development.
One of this tools is XCode Command Line Tool that
[…] gives terminal users many commonly used tools, utilities, and compilers, including make, GCC, clang, perl, svn, git, size, strip, strings, libtool, cpp, what, and many other useful commands that are usually found in default linux installations.
From OSX Daily
To install XCode Command Line Tools, you DON’T have to first install XCode.
read more How to install XCode Command Line Tools 07.17.2015
If you receive this error trying to install some new binaries using MAMP (for example,
installing Intl PHP module), then there is a chance you’ll get this error in your Terminal:
Cannot find autoconf. Please check your autoconf installation and the
$PHP_AUTOCONF environment variable. Then, rerun this script.
This happens because you haven’t the
Autoconf binaries installed.
So, let’s install the Autoconf binaries in MAMP.
read more How to set the $PHP_AUTOCONF environment variable in MAMP (in 2 steps) 07.17.2015
Intl (Internationalization) Extension
[…] is a wrapper for » ICU library, enabling PHP programmers to perform » UCA-conformant collation and date/time/number/currency formatting in their scripts.
It is really useful, as, with it, you can, for example, manage currencies and money values in the simplest way possibile (examples at the end of this post).
It is also required by some advanced framework as Symfony to work with international values.
So, let’s install Intl PHP extension…
read more How to install PHP Intl module in MAMP 07.17.2015
In MacOSX there is a default Apache + PHP server.
When you type the
php command in Terminal, the PHP version used is the one shipped with the MacOSX.
But, if you install MAMP, then what you want is that the version used is the one shipped with MAMP.
So, let’s make Terminal aware of the existence of the MAMP’s PHP binaries and use them instead of the ones shipped with MacOSX.
read more How to make Terminal use MAMP’s PHP (in only 3 steps) 07.17.2015