Looking around for an easy way to resize my images ready for uploading to facebook. Sure, you can use gimp batch processes, but that looks like an awful lot of work.
Moving complex php if statements into ternary statement syntax is not always recommended, but I think it can look quite neat and easily readable.
For Xmas I always buy myself something of a technical nature. This year I purchased a Uniden GNS 8350 GPS unit for myself. It sucks and needs serious work that Uniden don't look like they are prepared to do.
Okay I blew it! Not until today in my career have I ever made a change to a production server that prevented it from booting properly!
I recently got a request from one of our users at a larger site to be able to have all the staff's contacts in their contact list.
Where the "oy" have weird little French double dot things on the top of them. You can still ping by IP address but DNS and a whole lot of other stuff is poked.
Error handling is obviously fairly important so I have finally invested time into a custom error handling class for PHP 4 and above. It is a fairly small and simple class (only about 150 lines), I'm quite happy with it so far, of course you can download the class below and try it out for your self.
Having some sort of web 2 point ohish interactive component on your website is a great way to generate buzz, get users coming back to the site and even generate inbound links. One such component I have seen work well is a voting system, made so much more popular by community driven sites such as digg, reddit etc.