coding for fun and profit

To be honest until recently I never gave much taught on FTPs way of working. Sure I’ve used it for a long time, and tried to minimize it’s use for an even longer period; but sometimes you just get things as granted. Due to some events that took place last week I realized how leaky [...]


§726 · April 12, 2011 · Discussion, Insight · View Comments · Tags: , ,

Every once in a while the stars align for one, and only one single purpose; to drive developers in the twilight zone of bug madness. Unlike many other occurrences, this time the problem wasn’t code related, it all happened at the version control level.


§694 · March 10, 2011 · Insight · View Comments · Tags: , ,

Like many other web developers out there I started developing in PHP somewhere around six years ago (it’s already been that long). In a time when PHP 4 was the king, and the community was producing less than acceptable code in large quantities. It was a time when having a guestbook on your website made [...]


§413 · August 2, 2010 · Insight, Review · View Comments · Tags: , , , , , ,

A couple of days ago, while being at home, I had to access a couple of services for testing, that are under normal circumstances only accessible from the companies intranet. While there is a VPN which I can access, my current internet provider lacks the desired bandwidth for normal work to be done via the [...]


§389 · July 20, 2010 · Insight · View Comments · Tags: ,