Accessing Block Variables in concrete5

October 26, 2012 by

When developing blocks in concrete5, you will most likely store data related to each block instance, such as settings. This data can easily be retrieved from within the block’s controller or in the block’s view scripts.

Getting URL Parameters in concrete5

October 6, 2012 by

It is often useful or necessary to include parameters in URL addresses. Many people use one of PHP’s superglobals for this, but that is not a pretty approach. In this short article, you will learn a better solution while maintaining pretty URLs.

Setting up Apache with Dropbox on OS X

September 15, 2012 by

Getting Apache to work together with Dropbox turns out to be slightly more difficult than most would have anticipated. Adding a virtual host to point directly to a Dropbox folder will only get you a 403 Forbidden error. In this article, we will solve this problem by using symbolic links.

Module Based Forms Directory

September 1, 2012 by

Keeping form classes together in each module is the preferred way to store them, rather than in the library folder, for instance. Keeping the Zend Framework naming conventions in mind, this is a very easy task.