Super massive content update

Gutted just about every page on the site. There’s more of a focus on trim information without a lot of BS. No more links to friend’s sites and software and shit that didn’t really matter. Rewrote / updated the text on some pages to update their accuracy and revamp based on my own writing skills progressing. Oh, I also wrote this bitchin’ age calculator plugin for Smarty:


 * Smarty Age Calculator for PICKLES
 * PICKLES is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
 * it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as
 * published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of
 * the License, or (at your option) any later version.
 * PICKLES is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 * GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.
 * You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public
 * License along with PICKLES.  If not, see
 * <>.
 * @author	Joshua John Sherman <>
 * @copyright Copyright 2009 Joshua John Sherman
 * @link
 * @license
 * @package   PICKLES

 * Smarty Function: age
 * Pass it a date, it spits back an age.
 * @param  array Parameters array
 * @param  object Smarty object
 * @return integer calculated age
 * @usage  <code>{age dob="1981-02-23"}</code>
function smarty_function_age($params, &$smarty)
    // Checks for our parameter
    if (empty($params['dob']))
        $smarty->trigger_error('assign: missing 'dob' parameter'
        // Breaks the date apart
        list($dob_year, $dob_month, $dob_day) = split('-', $params['dob'], 3

        // Determines the age regardless of the day
        $age = date('Y') - $dob_year

        // If today's month day is less than the DOB then decrement
        if (date('md') < $dob_month . $dob_day)

        // Returns the age
        return $age

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About Josh

Husband. Father. Pug dad. Musician. Founder of Holiday API, Head of Engineering and Emoji Specialist at Mailshake, and author of the best damn Lorem Ipsum Library for PHP.

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