17 Sep 2013
I found this garish window sticker recently, buried amongst a few papers I'd gathered when I used to work at Marconi Communications (formerly ...
13 Mar 2013
mysqli, the recommended PHP interface to mysql, will not authenticate with mysql servers using old (16-bit hash) passwords. This is the message ...
Simple Programming Exercises
12 Oct 2011
11 Apr 2011
Choices of reading: built-in exif_read_data (PHP 4.2+) or exifReader class from http://www.sanisoft.com/phpexifrw/
For writing, there is no ...
29 Jan 2011
For optimisation purposes you have decided to create a new field in a table, and that field needs to contain a computed value of rows from another ...
18 Jun 2010
This is how to edit your list of CPAN mirrors, to remove a problematic one. Go to the Perl CPAN prompt:
perl -MCPAN -e shell
Check your ...
23 May 2010
Create a destination directory for the images
Create a batch file (eg, C:\webimage.bat) with this line in it: convert ...
21 Feb 2009
As a tribute ...
14 Jan 2009
The SANS Institute has published a list of the 25 most dangerous programming errors - and how to fix them. See CWE/SANS TOP 25 Most Dangerous ...
29 Dec 2008
Plesk 8.6.0 QMail Alias Issue! I think that this is a Plesk-specific issue, and have discovered it on a brand new installation of 8.6.0:
28 Nov 2008
Here is a PHP class to push Twitter updates from your own web app:
17 Apr 2008
So you think every software house is a dimly lit sweatshop crammed with desks, monitors and stressed workers? Well, not at Google it seems. ...
14 Feb 2008
Is it possible to insert geotags into a video stream? Geotags are a long-standing feature of still images, accessed using the EXIF standard ...
29 Dec 2007
Spellify is a script.aculo.us/prototype based ...
16 Dec 2007
This is an example from Wikipedia:
Liftoff to Space Exploration.