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Why I’ll never set foot in a Star Trek transporter

Transporter software snippet: $dusty = new Person($attributes, $experiences, $startLocation); $dusty = transport($dusty, $newLocation) function transport($person, $newLocation) { return new Person($person->attributes, $person->experiences, $newLocation); }

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Twitter MySQL User Object Table Schema

A common practice for Twitter application developers is creating a MySQL table to store user objects returned from Twitter’s API. I’m trying to optimize my user table for Friend Or Follow, and it occurred to me how many developers must … Continue reading

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Grow A Mustache, Fight Cancer

On November 1st I shaved my face clean for a friendly bet amongst my friends on who could grow their mustache the longest before their significant other gave them ultimatum to shave it. As it turns out, our little bet … Continue reading

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How to Update Ubuntu Hardy to PHP 5.2.9

First upgrade your software as is. >> sudo apt-get update >> sudo apt-get upgrade Then add the following to your /etc/apt/sources.list file. >> sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian stable all deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main contrib deb http://packages.dotdeb.org/ stable all Finally … Continue reading

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ASP.Net US States Dropdown List

For large projects I usually databind my dropdown lists, but sometimes you just need a no-nonsense dropdown list of US States. For all you folks Googling to save time, here’s that code. Enjoy! 🙂 <asp:DropDownList ID=”DropDownListState” runat=”server”> <asp:ListItem Value=”AL”>Alabama</asp:ListItem> <asp:ListItem … Continue reading

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