I mistakenly ran brew upgrade on my macOS Catalina without thinking about how it would impact my production development environment during work, and quickly realized I messed up big time. To fix it, install openssl & icu4c, edit the php 5.6 source (see post for details), and reinstall php 5.6 from source to overwrite. 131 […]
I’ve been working on replacing the front-end for the-spot.net and thus, the front-end of phpBB forums, using only the phpBB extension framework, trying to avoid having to put custom code into the core files, as was required pre-3.2 for some of my features. It turns out that the existing topics on the phpBB forums are […]
A new decade rolls around, and with it some ideas for new technology projects to get started on.
In a section of this site called the “PizzyLabs,” you’ll find a link to a service I created called “SKYWARN Storm Spotter Status“. A little over a year ago,Â I wrote about my creation of a service to check Hazardous Weather Outlooks (HWOs) that were posted to the National Weather Service (NWS) website. Everything worked fine, […]
I’ve gotten my hands on a lot of tech projects in the past few months, but I have yet to do anything significant with any of them. After a few months of bouncing around ideas, learning a couple new things, and venturing into subjects I have beforeÂ found difficult to learn, I started asking myself “What […]