Always plan on something going wrong…

Anyone who has sat through the process managing a project know, whole heartedly as a fact, no matter how much something is planned and scheduled something else will always go wrong. Believing this […]

Lets Encrypt on Amazon Linux,

 So after switching some domain names around I wanted to add a Lets Encrypt SSL cert. to the blog here. Simple enough right? Log into the box, follow the instructions (https://coderwall.com/p/e7gzbq/https-with-certbot-for-nginx-on-amazon-linux) and […]

Why basic data structure knowledge is important.

Today while working through an issue ticket we came across a situation where console.log() was printing out a rounded variation of an integer. The server response payload was correct, the client was […]

PHP and large CSV’s…

After looking around a bit I have yet to find a way to read a specified line from a file without doing one of the following: fopen() looping every line until reaching […]

PHPStorm 2017.1 released…

I’m sure many of you know this already by JetBrains has released PHPStorm version 2017.1. The improvement list looks nise and Im eager to try ’em out. Get he full details over […]

Quick little thing.

Was sad to see Yii2’s getOldAttributes() did not have to ability to limit based on a provided array; whereas getAttributes() does take an array to limit the returned attributes. So I whipped […]

emoji as variable names…

…during a short discussion today with a peer we found this little tool: https://mothereff.in/js-variables . I was all like AHA! I have an idea! Sadly though it turns out `(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻` is not […]

A little fun with gource

Every year my employer has a holiday party. This past year I rendered out all the projects we had worked on and put them in a loop on the big screen. The […]