Just a quick post so I know where to look the next time I forget how to concatenate arrays in PHP. Use array_merge to concatenate two numerically-indexed arrays; not array_push […]
I love the fact you can use Google to perform basic calculations and conversions. Once you know your currency codes, currency conversion couldn’t be simpler: 100 USD in GBP And […]
If you haven’t heard of git yet, it’s quickly becoming the preferred version-control system for tons of open-source projects, including the twin suns of ruby on rails and prototype. In […]
It’s good practice to put useful commentary in the log message whenever you commit code to a repository. Today, I wrote a log message about centigrade and farenheit conversions, using […]
This took me way too long to find out, so I thought I’d blog here and hopefully save someone else some time. ImageMagick is a great swiss-army-knife type tool, with […]
If you find yourself in a position where your mysqldump backup/restore process isn’t working, it’s worth checking for character-encoding issues – and the best way to do this is often […]
Spurred on by mass hacking, I’ve updated my old (version 2.0.3) WordPress install to something a little newer. I decided to err on the side of caution and upgrade a […]
No-one enjoys the force-fed FBI, F.A.C.T. and Copyright propaganda on DVDs. Thankfully, there are ways of skipping them.