MySQL is a relational database management system and when used properly becomes a great tool for storing and accessing data; however when designed and implemented improperly can cause many issues.
Recently while being introduced to a new project I noticed the database structure was practically non-existent leaving me blocked in continuing work. I had finished the front-end views and was … read more
My hands can only show so many numbers, you know? So today I was looking into purchasing some Scrum Poker Cards for Pointing and during my research came across this awesome extension to Google Hangouts.
You can install it at the following URL:
The original post where I found this can be found here:
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It came to my attention today when I was asked to help a fellow programmer with a Perl Module dependency issue that not everyone is aware of cpanm / App::cpanminus. This perl module provides an amazing tool for installing Perl Modules and their dependencies.
How to install
A nice simple install just copy and paste this in your terminal:
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Hello World! I will be adding some of my Perl Tutorials here tonight to help anyone new to the world of Perl. I’ll try to keep them very simple and try to explain everything in detail. Perl needs to make a comeback in 2014. … read more
About a month ago I came across an issue where I was rotating some text to be vertical vs horizontal. When I did this it was impossible to keep the text correctly positioned.
Here’s the CSS I was using:
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I work with a lot of people that just don’t understand what a while loop is, how it functions and most of all how to write one.
First off while loops are very useful for working with one-liners and data received on the command line. A while loop executes a portion of code until a condition that was true becomes … read more
So I recently just installed Contact Form 7 WordPress plugin to handle any contacts that I may receive. Installation and setup was easy. But then. I wasn’t receiving any of the test e-mails I sent myself.
Note: You should always test core functionality whenever you make a change.
So I dug in, nothing in the PHP error log. Nothing in … read more
So I had an interesting problem arise today where HTMLPurifier (http://htmlpurifier.org/) was truncating all of my output except that which was in between PHP tags. This was very strange behavior that I had not yet seen.
Here was my view:
<legend class='bold'><?php echo $groom['content_name']; ?></legend>
<p class='editable_textarea fix_space' id='<?php echo $groom['content_id']; ?>'><?php echo $this->cleaner->purify($content);
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Recently I had to write a plugin for TinyMCE that allowed users to see a list of predefined HTML and CSS tags should be used with a specific platform. Writing a TinyMCE plugin is actually for the most part pretty easy.
The documentation for writing TinyMCE plugins is pretty poor so I prefer to just open a new window that … read more