Having presented my Senior Project – Hive Learning Management System – to the powers that be (random people who bothered to stop by my convention booth) and about to graduate from Brigham Young University Idaho in less than a week, I was less than thrilled to realize I made a major beginners mistake in all […]
The PHP manual on chmod has a subtle little warning about providing a decimal number instead of an octal when calling the chmod function: Mode is not automatically assumed to be an octal value, so to ensure the expected operation, you need to prefix mode with a zero (0). So what does this warning really […]
This has been a very eventful week and a very successful one as far as my programming career goes. Besides the post I put up a few days ago, Hive LMS: Knowing when it’s time to toss code out!, I also stumbled on to a bug that turned out not to be a bug and figured […]
Rounding up slightly I have spent 10 hours this week redesigning the notification and form submission system… Actually, I seriously just thought of something else I missed.
Today I learned that I have been using the term URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) incorrectly. Apparently so many people misuse the acronyms URL, URI, and URL that there is entire blog posts out there trying to clear up the confusion.
So I got distracted but in a good way. I realized as I was coding up the login system for the LMS Project that I’m going to need some kind of ID (unique identifier hashing) for Hive and almost four hours later I have a working but extremely broken YouTube-esque unique identifier hashing algorithm.