RHS Energy / Lets Talk Solar ongoing Ireland Scam

2 weeks ago by: matt

Latest Update May 9th 2017:

The Energy Doctors have deleted their Facebook page & Youtube videos. A new company called "AEA Energy" is now ringing customers to offer services to Lets Talk Solar customers. "AEA Energy" are the same guys as Lets Talk Solar just registered in his wifes name. Whatever you do do not buy any services off them. Their other company has  ALSO GONE INTO LIQUIDATION.

Here is ...

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Injecting a model instance into a controllers action

7 months ago by: matt

This is a continuation/update from my Phalcon PHP route model binding post. My pull request has since been merged and made its way into Phalcon 3.0.0. This is taken from the documentation I wrote for this feature here.

From 3.0.x onwards the dispatcher comes with an option to handle this internally for all models passed into a controller action.

use Phalcon\Mvc\Dispatcher;

$dispatcher = new Dis...

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Compiling Nginx from source - Ubuntu 14.04

1 year ago by: matt

More of a reference for myself but may come in useful for someone else too.

Start off by downloading the latest version you need. In my case im going for 1.9.12. I usually throw all of this into /usr/local/src.
Keep in mind, I am running all of this as sudo, if you dont know what your doing do some reading on the linux superuser.

cd /usr/local/src

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Pacific Crest Trail 2016 - Gear

1 year ago by: matt

In 2012 I came across a movie called "Into the wild" that has stuck with me ever since. It follow Christopher McCandless on a trip to get to the Alaskan wilderness. At the time I had just started my skydiving, B.A.S.E jumping training so I had to focus on that but the idea had been planted.

Last year I watched "wild" which was filmed along the Pacific Crest Trail and it was the missing piece I need...

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Phalcon PHP Paginator with URL parameters

1 year ago by: matt

So this is an issue that a few people on the forums and github have reported. Common scenario would be searching or filtering where you are adding additional parameters into your request. Something like the following:

Now you would expect the following output if you have your Paginator set up correctly:

<?php echo $page->next ?>



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