Running YII (release 1) under Fedora with SELinux required some adjustments to eliminate runtime errors and prevent the throwing of warnings. I have documented them here.
Common wisdom says “MySQL does not support server side cursors”. I searched and did not find anything that indicated this was old information (read on). After a lot of unsuccessful work to get MySQL to handle cursors with 1 million … Read More
Upgraded from Fedora 15 to Fedora 17 and installed Postgres db as I needed the functionality of a server-side query. After the upgrade, I was unable to log on to phpPgAdmin and in the httpd error log I was seeing … Read More
If you are using the WordPress Zenon theme and need to make some heavy customization, you may want to follow the best practices to create a child theme. Unfortunately, the Zenon theme does not support the child themes due to … Read More
To support a marketing project, I developed a screen scraping program which harvested names and addresses from a county public website and downloaded the information in a csv format. This file was then edited in Excel and mail merged to … Read More
For a recent project, the client required that several remote computers be time synch’ed by a Trimble GPS unit. The software running on the remote computers was written in C++. I was unable to find a generalized routine to get … Read More
Intro I have been testing PHPList on Dreamhost. Yes Dreamhost offers an Announcement list, but I needed something with a nicer interface and PHPList seems to be the product of choice. After getting it to run, I needed a place … Read More
Managing requires a constant evaluation of the landscape. The following action sequence defines a process to assist in the evaluation of the environment and appraising the situation and then using the other tools identified, maximizing success Simply stated , your … Read More