Deploying via a symlink and optimising OPcache

This is a very technical post. It’s about the way we are deploying new versions of the Alpine Booking system to the thirty clubs that are currently using the system. Previously, each club had a copy of the source code in the webroot for their domain. These were deployed using rsync – the steps were as follows:

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Oct, 03 · in Technical

WordPress Development Offline

The most usual way to develop software is for the developer(s) to work on their personal computer, with a code repository mediating inputs from multiple developers, such as SVN or GIT. Even a solo developer might use a code repository to manage the code they are developing, to get reliable versioning and deployment tools.

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Feb, 08 · in Technical

WordPress, Yii and AngularJS

18.9% of all websites use WordPress (as of Feb 7 2014)1. CBDWeb has built, maintains and provides hosting for fifteen2 of these, and that number is growing. We chose WordPress because it is easy for you to use, for the availability of plugins and because it is a cost-effective development environment. If your website needs a plugin that doesn’t exist, or an existing plugin needs enhancement, CBDWeb can build it for you.

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Dec, 28

WooCommerce and image sizes

WooCommerce is possibly the most commonly used shopping cart used with WordPress, it’s a free plugin. The way the items and catalogs display is determined by the particular WordPress theme that the site is using. Each theme will determine the sizes of various thumbnails and images throughout the WooCommerce pages.

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Dec, 20

Newsletter 5/8/2014

New Mobile and Tablet app live

The mobile/tablet web-app allows bookings (public if you allow them, as well as members).  The app is now in use for clubs which have expressed an interest, and Paypal payments are supported – eWay coming soon.  read more

Aug, 05

Newsletter 17/5/2014

Two problems fixed

Waitlist Bookings Invoicing

Waitlist bookings invoicing is now handled a little differently.  The problem occurred if a WAITLIST booking was changed to TENATITVE or CONFIRMED, then back to WAITLIST then back to TENTATIVE or CONFIRMED.  This would happen when a booking is placed into WAITLIST in order to free up a room or rooms, to allow shuffling of bookings to exchange rooms.  read more

May, 17

Newsletter 29/4/2014

New Features for the New Season

Here’s some useful improvements to the system ready for this season – some more are in the works.  Some of the later ones might not be in your system yet, but will appear soon – or else get in touch if you want it sooner.
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Apr, 29




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