When Rasmus Lerdorf first put PHP together, he opted for that bastard dialect of the Queen’s English commonly referred to as “US English”. PHP developers in Britain have been grumpy about this ever since. What was he thinking? And more importantly, how do we undo this travesty? An attempt to adapting the PHP syntax to […]
After having quickly written DeliciousBackup I couldn’t resist myself into adding a wee bit more functionality to it. The result is a project called Yummy!. It’s goal: to become a self hosted Delicious.
Now that there are rumors of Yahoo shutting down Delicious I found it necessary to keep my bookmarks safe and have a local, browsable copy of them.
Last month I’ve set up Tweet Nest, a browsable, searchable and easily customizable archive and backup for your tweets, at https://www.bram.us/tweets/ in order to have a local archive of all (*) my tweets. More recently I’ve started using Instagr.am, an instant photos sharing app for the iPhone (with Twitter, Facebook & Flickr integration). Now, what […]
Today I released a tool named Gowalla Missing Items Location Finder (Gowalla MILF for short) which lets you locate Gowalla spots near you which contain items which are missing from your vault.
Sneaky settings require clever workarounds if the original developer doesn’t want to fix it.
With the release of Aptana 2.0 the Aptana developers decided to drop their excellent plugin in favor of PDT. The reason behind this move can only be reduced down to huge amounts of alcohol and/or illegal drugs because – one must admit – the PDT plugin is a pure joke. Luckely there is a way […]
The fourth part of this series of handy little PHP functions only contains a little tip when one needs to add an element to the beginning of an array (viz. prepend, unshift) but has to preserve the (numerical) keys.
Small tip: when getting data from a MS SQL Database through PHP you’ll notice that your data gets chopped. First thought that the datatypes of the fields weren’t sufficient enough to hold the data, but the text datatype can hold up to 2ˆ31 – 1 characters and the data was stored correctly in the database […]
In the third part of this series of handy little PHP functions I’ll be describing a darn little function that only has an impact on the aesthetics of a site.