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Loading Model/Table Anywhere in Cake3

Posted on 01/13/2016 at 03:56 pm | Viewed 2,358 times | 0 comments

I'm finally off on upgrading to CakePHP 3.0.  I'm sick of typing out CakePHP 3.0, so from now on it's just cake3.  I'm going to post about my experiences upgrading a large application to cake3. First thing: it's so easy to get access to a model... ANYWHERE (love it!) use Cake\ORM\TableRegistry; $this->Articles =...

CURL PHP 5.5 Issue on Windows (Using Twilio SDK)

Posted on 10/06/2015 at 09:29 am | Viewed 4,194 times | 0 comments

You need to install cacert.pem. http://curl.haxx.se/docs/caextract.html Thanks to: http://snippets.webaware.com.au/howto/stop-turning-off-curlopt_ssl_verifypeer-and-fix-your-php-config/ You need to add thawte premium CA to cacert.pem for Twilio http://stackoverflow.com/a/28545924/5317538

Javascript Charting Library Research

Posted on 07/16/2015 at 10:36 pm | Viewed 4,287 times | 0 comments

I'm getting ready to roll out some new graphing functionality and wanted to take a look at the state of JavaScript graphing libraries. Goals: Beautiful Charts - there are a lot of hokey looking charts out there Fast Avoid sending data to a 3rd party No license fees.  MIT License is always ideal. Current JavaScript graphing Tools / Approach...

Command line: Start, Stop and Restart MySQL Server on Mac OS X

Posted on 02/26/2015 at 03:18 pm | Viewed 7,464 times | 0 comments

It's easy to manage mysql from the command line in Mac OS X.  Just make sure to remember to run as sudo! Stopping, Restarting and Starting MySQL Server Commands $ sudo /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server restart Password: ********* Cheers, -Kevin Wentworth

CSS Tools for Web Designers - Best of the Web

Posted on 02/17/2015 at 11:44 am | Viewed 5,249 times | 0 comments

Here are my go-to resources for making all those fancy CSS3 effects on pages: CSS Border Radius Tool CSS Border Radius - http://border-radius.com/ CSS Background Gradients Ultimate CSS Gradient Generator - http://www.colorzilla.com/gradient-editor/ CSS Box Shadow Generator CSS Matic Box Shadow CSS Generator - ...

GeoTrust Quick SSL Premium Intermediate CA for SHA-2

Posted on 01/02/2015 at 09:23 am | Viewed 6,533 times | 0 comments

I just tried to use my handy GeoTrust Intermediate CA cheat and it didn't work.  As of today, you'll need to use the following links to get your GeoTrust Intermediate CAs: Intermediate CA Certificate for GeoTrust QuickSSL Premium SHA-2 (under SHA-1 Root) CA Bundle ...

Performing a Speed Test on Linux Server over SSH

Posted on 12/19/2014 at 10:18 am | Viewed 6,409 times | 0 comments

There have been many times when I've wanted to find out the speed of a server's connection.  Running a ping from your workstation to the server accomplishes nothing when you need to determine the speed of your server's connection to the outside world.  I came across a post with the perfect recommendation. Use CURL and download a large file...

jQuery: Checking If An Object Is Visible On The Screen

Posted on 09/12/2014 at 12:03 pm | Viewed 7,441 times | 0 comments

In the ether known as the internet, people have been going from a static built and styled website, to much more responsive and interactive designs. Knowing this, I felt that it was important to be able to check if an element is currently displayed on the screen. What Is This Useful For? Currently, being able to detect if an element is visible...

jQuery Object getClasses System

Posted on 08/29/2014 at 11:04 am | Viewed 6,204 times | 0 comments

After having to create a list of classes on an element, I decided that it was time to have a method to pull all of an objects classes into one returnable array. This is extremely useful for class-based tagging and object finding. Requires jQuery v1.2+ The getClasses Method jQuery.fn.getClasses = function() { var classes = []; var objClass =...

Combatting iFrame issues with Opera and Mobile Devices

Posted on 08/20/2014 at 08:11 am | Viewed 6,865 times | 0 comments

After discovering that Opera automatically downloads a PDF file while using an iFrame to load it into a page, I spent some time looking around on how to avoid this issue. It ended up coming down to a pure JavaScript work-around. What Had To Be Done To fix this issue, I ended up having to remove the content from a static HTML section, and...

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