Running a GPS unit on a phone drains your battery quickly with all the work it has to do (measurement reports, transmission alongside your normal apps), when you are going to be running for a LONG time you need to think outside the box!(more…)
Laravel can be a bit gnarly with the form validation when you’re updating things like a user profile, you need not to check for a unique field against the current user.
It’s a really common thing to do with databases, join a tables with an other table, but when you have two models that have a field with the same name by default one will overwrite the other!
The backup system in cPanel doesn’t do exactly what we want, it does the job pretty well but you can’t set schedules of who wants daily backups and who wants weekly and still handle all the retentions that some hosts need.
Cloned a GitHub repository to make some changes? Want to use that as a package without having to upload it to GitHub, here’s how…
This is odd, my last two blog posts have been about bash scripting, not because it’s something I’m good at or do a lot, but because when I achieve something with it – I want to remember it and am quite proud of it!
In this case CloudLinux gives us a PHP selector but no user interface for checking the version, it’s all command line, but on a per user basis.
We’ve got a project coming up that will require us to have a list of every A record and nameserver for domains hosted (or partially hosted) on our cPanel servers.
I need to calculate bank holidays in the UK as part of a project I’m working on. You might think this would be easy, but then you realise that Easter moves, Christmas and Boxing Day bank holidays rollover if they fall on a weekend etc.
We saw in an earlier post some of the work I’d done to create the widget for Kyero, now we needed a way for the users to build the widget themselves (initially just selecting locations), here begins my adventures into the Google Maps API v3.