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Spell & Speak

3 min read
development
bash
parenting

One thing that I really enjoy about OSX (possibly the only thing) is the text to speech capabilities. The command line application say sounds good and doesn’t seem nearly as buggy as some of the open source counterparts. Now what I’ve been doing recently to help get my daughter acclimated […]

PCI Compliance and the importance of a 404 page

4 min read
development
pci compliance
apache

As you may remember from a previous post, I typically rewrite my error traffic back to / instead of having a fancy 404 page. The logic behind this is that I’d rather get my users to a page that’s functional instead of presenting them with an error page, also I’ve […]

Recursive PHP Lint-inator

1 min read
development
bash
php

Just cleaning up a repository at work and came across a script I haven’t used in forever, a script to lint all PHP files in a directory, recursively. Expect something more stimulating soon as I found out the hard way that tumblr doesn’t seem to auto-save your posts once you’ve […]

SceneKids.com - 8 months later

8 min read
scenekids
development
retrospection

This post was supposed to happen 3 months after launch, pushed back to 6 months after launch, wait maybe at 10,000 users, better still at 15,000 users but well, shit happens. Here we are just over 8 months since the initial go live and now at over 17,000 users. A […]

Fuck this, I’m going to Tumblr

3 min read
development
wordpress
tumblr

After many years of maintaining my personal blog as a way to help aid in my own learning and to feel like a bad ass because of that proud feeling of building something with your hands (well fingers) I have migrated to Tumblr for the indefinite future. You may remember […]