More for my personal future reference, but perhaps this may be useful to someone. I’ve been trying to improve my programming, striving for clean, elegant, maintainable, readable code. Over the last couple days, I tried to understand how a one-off PHP page might be coded in an object oriented manner. Each possible architecture resulted in… Read more »
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The WELS has begun a project to create a new hymnal. But in all of the information about it, I’m stumped to find any reason for it. Has anyone catalogued the deficiencies in Christian Worship which we would hope to correct? Or are we just trying to put out a new hymnal for the sake… Read more »
A random note because this was so hard to find. If you are installing a Shoretel phone system with rebranded 3com switches such as the HP V1910, make sure that your DHCP server is set to only be on its main VLAN. I still don’t understand why, but somehow if the server is available on… Read more »
Stay with us, for it is evening; the day is almost over. (Luke 24:29) Surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. (Matthew 28:26) Your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday. The LORD will guide you always. (Isaiah 58:10,11) Your sun will… Read more »
Sung to the tune of “Five green and speckled frogs”. Schrodinger had a cat Inside a box he sat With the lid closed tight and locked shut. Meow. Meow. Inside the box with him Was a vial of poison When it opens we know not yet. Uh oh. Is the cat dead or not? That… Read more »
It struck me today how appropriate this prayer would be to another vocation. For my future (hopefully) reference with slight modification: Lord God, You have placed me as a father and leader in a family, but you see how unsuited I am to meet so great and difficult a task. If I had lacked Your help, I… Read more »
Here is a quick snippet if you are using Server Side Includes and you want to output a copyright notice including the year at the bottom of your page. SSI will automatically output the present year.
I recently needed to just dump all characters and their codepoints for debugging an encoding issue. Github Gist
I end up using the PHP strftime format a lot in Smarty templating, so I created a cheat sheet (Word, PDF) to make life easier.
Posting this just because I spent the time to look it up and it is a pain to find. The pertinent law is District of Columbia Official Code, Division I, Title 7, Subtitle J, Chapter 25, Unit A, Subchapter VI, § 7-2506.01: (b) No person in the District shall possess, sell, or transfer any large capacity ammunition… Read more »