PHP  MIME types 

Get a file's MIME type info in PHP

Read 2022-02-19

AWS 

Default usernames for some AWS server AMIs

Read 2022-02-03

overpunch  PHP  data formats 

Parsing overpunch in PHP

Read 2022-02-02

Apple  iPhone 

Notes on setup and use of an Apple iPhone

Read 2022-01-31

Docker  Dockerfile  PHP  web development 

A collection of a few real life PHP project Dockerfile examples

Read 2021-12-03

socks5 proxy  proxies  privacy  SSH 

SOCKS5 Proxy Demystified (it just uses SSH, don't even have to install anything else)

Read 2021-11-15

Email  disposable email 

A few options for disposable, temporary, and/or unique email address strategies.

Read 2021-10-30

Laravel  Laravel packages  Composer  Laravel Tinker  web development 

How to remove the Laravel Tinker package (installed by default)

Read 2021-10-28

PHP  PHP strings  PHP special characters  PHP escape sequences  web development 

A (probably) non-exhaustive list of PHP special characters / escape sequences in double quoted strings.

Read 2021-10-28

Laravel  Laravel Vapor  AWS  AWS RDS 

Laravel Vapor doesn't delete databases from AWS when deleting an environment from the CLI, so remember to use the `vapor database:delete` command before deleting the environment or else you may have orphaned databases increasing your AWS bill.

Read 2021-09-14

curl  PHP  PHP output buffer  snippets 

Snippet for detailed curl request debugging in PHP using the output buffer.

Read 2021-09-14

XMPP  Jabber  chat 

Links about XMPP protocol, software/providers, jabber, etc from some quick research

Read 2021-08-23

gulp.js  gulp-purifycss  purifycss  Laravel  CSS  web development  Laravel Elixir 

Identify and remove unused CSS with gulp-purifycss. Helpful for legacy projects with lots of CSS cruft.

Read 2021-08-10

open data  National Drug Code (NDC)  prescription drug data  OpenFDA  RxNorm 

Information about data sources for US prescription drug data and misc. US healthcare/drug info

Read 2021-07-30

PHP  PHP Snippets  PHP one-liners  PHP arrays 

One liner to remove empty (falsey) values from an array in PHP

Read 2021-07-30