Zend Framework – create custom view helper

Zend Framework is not as popular as Symfony, but it’s also nice and have a lot of nice features. One of them is view helpers – classes and objects which we can use in templates to make specific thinks. Zend has few build-in helpers, for example to use absolute app directory, set or receive HTML doctype, use partials templates or use authentication data. Sometimes we can (or maybe should) create our view helper to avoid repetition of the code. It’s simple, let’s try.

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Paper vs to-do’s app – results and conclusion

In the middle of March I wrote about notes and to-do lists. I was considering what is better option: to use paper notes, or maybe to-do applications or my computer and other devices. Choice was difficult, because all possible solutions have advantages and disadvantages. After almost three months of this experiment, many fails and attempts I can say (TL;DR): yes, it’s possible to use apps instead of paper and it can be very efficient way to organize life and work.

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Garmin Vivoactive – Review

Many sport people say: no matter with what device you start with, but you finish with Garmin. And I think it’s true. Last time I decided to replaced my phone by sport tracking device. After some searches I found that the best option for me is Garmin Vivoactive. Now I can write short review and describe my experiences for about month of workouts and one MTB race. TL;DR: No, it isn’t ideal device, but much better than using phone or strange and complicated software for Android.

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