Author Archives: jotascript

About jotascript

Aiming to please. Seeking to impress.

Lost My iShizzle

The iMac has been freezing lots again. So I updated El Capitan — not to Sierra, just updated the Capitan. Googling Sierra tells me there’s lots of freezing for that, too. Perhaps I should have stayed with Mavericks. Man … … Continue reading

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Or Maybe Back to Python?

Geez … with a new pile of PHP library books and my brain soaking up new PHP and MySQL knowledge like it’s a roll of Bounty paper towels, I’m now so excited that one of my all-time favorite products, SeaMonkey, … Continue reading

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They Come in Threes

It’s been quite the week. Chelsea Manning was released yesterday. Today, Sweden dropped stopped the rapeĀ charges investigation against Julian Assange. I wonder what Edward Snowden is thinking right now.

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GeoLocation Testing

My little app uses geolocation to record the user’s location when submitting data. When reviewing the data, the user sees a marker on a Google map. I’ve noticed that, depending on the browser and operating system, that location is different … Continue reading

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WannaCry Customer Support?

The two things I know about the victims: They use Windows XP They must pay using Bitcoin The first thought I have: Do the hostage-takers provide documentation? Even if the victims weren’t using Windows XP — which is, of course, … Continue reading

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My Site Is Secure

Just bought my first TLS/SSL certificate. Feel cool. Like I’ve gone through a rite of passage. Like I’m not an amateur. Also continuing to make php forms and such more secure in the app itself. Pretty pleased with myself. Learning … Continue reading

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Big Sigh of Relief

Exhale. Breathe in and out. You’ve earned it. All the pieces are working. Now I just need to combineĀ & consolidate some stuff (get rid of redundancy, DRY some shizzle, combine some PDO and classes to increase elegance) and write the … Continue reading

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