General

Time Management for Programmers

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It’s ironic I’ve been meaning to post on this topic since it happened over a week ago. Someone on my team asked how do you manage your time to get stuff done. And I had to think about it. Because typically I am the first to complete assignments and I know I can work faster […]

Javascript

Custom Javascript Events and Browser Support

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Ok, so I am proud of myself lately for several reasons. I have made my first contributions to open source and they have been accepted! And also, I have found myself in need of and implementing my own custom events in Javascript. So what am I doing? Well, I want to use the new HTML5 […]

PHP

Getters and Setters are better than public properties

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I ran into something that bit me in the butt the other day and I have been meaning to talk about it. Getters and Setters are better than public properties! In theory, it seems like a property of a class that should be freely written and mostly read from should be a public property. It […]

iOS

My iOS App was rejected from the App Store

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;tldr Be sure to check all the human interface guidelines and adhere to those strictly. Imagine my excitement posting my first app to the app store and going through all the rigamarole of setting up all the meta data and uploading the binary to be checked out, giving out demo credentials and waiting patiently for […]

PHP

Serving Multiple File Types with AWS through SlimPHP

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Ok, I recently ran into something where I wanted to implement API downloads using SlimPHP with a direct link (or id). The files are actually served through Amazon S3. Now, the good thing is that if you are using SlimPHP version 3, it takes the Guzzle interface for the response which you can easily drop […]

General

Overflow Bootstrap Dropdown within UI Dialog

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Ok, a quick blog post on what I am working on since I didn’t see much out there on this issue. I have a UI dialog open up with a listing of documents attached to a particular product. There are associated attributes for each document in a table and at the end there is a […]

General

Hacking Bootstrap – Vertical Align Bottom for Columns

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Ok, this is a short post about something that took me too long to solve. If you know the height of the tallest item in your row, offset the short one by using padding-top alignment. An absolute hack and will not work for dynamically generated content where you won’t know the height of the content […]

PHP

Sunshine PHP 2017

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I had a fantastic time as I always do at Sunshine PHP 2017 down in Miami this year. I chose this conference because there were several speakers that I had heard about that I wanted to hear and they did not disappoint. And let’s be honest, the other big reason is to get down to […]