Comment Relish Plugin + High CPU Usage – Fixed The Right Way

How The Problem Started Christmas Eve have just started at about 12:03 AM, when I logged on and saw that dreaded message: Your Account Has Exceeded Its CPU Quota So I did what all normal people do at first: I ignored it. Actually, I had a very … [Read more...]

Why My WordPress 2.7 Install “Failed”

Now, it's no secret that I can be a moron sometimes, but I'd like to put it on record that it was all me and not Wordpress 2.7 that had the issue. So I'm sitting here last night minding my own business and Chris Coyier sends out a tweet talking … [Read more...]

A Bit On Open Source And Some Baz Background

This has always been a touchy subject, especially in larger computer firms. But first, let me tell you how I got into Open Source. I started coding in Turbo Pascal 7.0, in about 1996 when I was in Grammar School. I took Turbo Pascal more as an … [Read more...]

CakePHP Contact Form – Quick and Dirty

I must say, this was a major hurdle for me when I first started out with CakePHP. If you're working with some data from a database, then it's all Model-View-Controller magic. Your forms are automatic: $form->input() is pretty much all you need. Why … [Read more...]

WordPress 2.5+ Upload Image Error – Finally Fixed!

I know I've mentioned it before, but I've had some problems with Wordpress 2.5 and their new image upload. Now I know there have been many, many, many, (well let's just say a lot) of posts and articles about how to fix this problem. But, none of them … [Read more...]

InsaneGB Review – Free Web Server 5GB Disk Space, 20GB Bandwidth

I can't remember where exactly I heard about this web host, but InsaneGB.com sounded like a great deal. You can read their website for more details, but in a nutshell they got PHP 5, MySQL 4, and everything (Databases, Add-on domains, etc) is … [Read more...]

Using CakePHP for A School Project – Proof of Concept

Before I start let me say that CakePHP is great. I love it to death. Currently, I'm coding a semester long class project for a friend. I'm trying to illustrate just how much faster it is to create a web application using CakePHP than anything else … [Read more...]

CakePHP Bake – Baking Models, Controllers and Views the CakePHP 1.2 Way

Patty Cake, Patty Cake, Baker's Man One of the things that sold me on CakePHP is the bake routine. This is basically code generation for the lazy types like myself. It was good in CakePHP version 1.1, now it's just awesome. The only way they can … [Read more...]