At Sun Microsystems I enjoyed submitting build fixes to the GNOME community. And I got a nerdy thrill seeing my name in the ChangeLog files. After using the Display Posts Shortcode in the 4tec site, I submitted a patch to enhance that plugin.
The Zeus web server that Register365 use on their shared hosting servers requires that index.php be in all urls. Some code doesn’t expect this – woo_pagination is in that group, but it gave me a really easy way to fix it.
I am building an online store for a client with OpenCart. I needed to import data from an existing osCommerce store so I purchased an osCommerce to OpenCart script. The script was a great help but it needed a lot of changes to work nicely and fail gracefully. I emailed the changes back to the […]
I am currently developing an online store and using OpenCart. It is quite different from osCommerce as it uses MVC architecture but it is also modular so core files (generally) don’t need to be modified. Some OpenCart Extensions do require modifying core files and this is obviously bad practice and will make upgrades to the […]
Brooks Running has a new “Brite Green” range of hi-viz running gear for the dark evenings. Hi-Viz gear seems to keep moving through different colours as one colour becomes too prevalent (yellow was first, then orange and I’ve seen pink too). I went to their Stockists Locator page to see if there were any retailers […]
Last Saturday I did the adidas Irish Runner 5 mile race in the Phoenix Park. My first mile split time was a unbelievably fast 5:07. As this was 8 seconds faster than I have ever run a mile I figured that the mile marker was in the wrong place. The rest of the mile markers […]