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How to upload pre-made videos to Instagram

How to upload pre-made videos to Instagram

UPDATE: Instagram now allow uploads from your gallery, making this post redundant. 🙂 A few days ago Instagram added the ability to upload short video clips as well as photos using its mobile app. In the same way as Vine though, you can’t upload videos that are...

Install Solr on Vagrant

[Update] This method will install an older version of Solr. To get the latest I followed this guide. All I had to do was add: config.vm.network :forwarded_port, host: 4569, guest: 8983 to the Vagrant file. You can then start Tomcat with: /etc/init.d/tomcat6 start and...

Initial look at the Laravel PHP framework

Over the last few years I’ve had great experiences and results using Symfony2 to build web apps. It was the first framework I really explored and used to any extent and the focus on MVC really helped my progression as a developer. For a project I needed to...

Using Git to deploy live/dev sites

Deploying to live/dev Deployment to the live server consists of creating a bare repo in a location on the server accessible via SSH, then pushing to that. A hook script is setup inside this repo to pull any changes out into the working directory for that particular...

Creating a Symfony2 Custom Exception Handler

I wanted to be able to handle 404 , 500 errors etc. in my own way. The first step is to create your custom error404.html.twig template. The issue I was having was that I had a dynamic menu (amongst other things) that were then not available to the view. Using the...