Techno Babble

Web Development, Operating Systems, Electronics and anything else that I do to earn a living

I have had to pleasure to start working with ZF2 Element\Collection the last couple of weeks. Boy can I tell you what fun it is, especially with Zend’s fantastic/useful documentation; can you smell the sarcasm? I did have the benefit of looking at another team members work done in a […]

Fun with Zend Form Collections

In a current project I am working on I have a client that requested to have a single page allowing them to update six existing PDF files. The files uploaded are not guaranteed to have the same file name currently on the server, and they will not always be updating […]

File uploading with Zend

Be very, very careful when making changes to your .htaccess file. If you aren’t extremely comfortable with code test this on a development site thoroughly. Some of these options might break some sites and work on others, depending on your server configuration.  WordPress creates a .htaccess file during the installation process. Anything […]

.htaccess tips to securing WordPress

I was in the middle of setting up my developers blog again, and getting everything configured when I lost all connection to it.  I contacted my hosting provider and they came back and said: “It looks like you managed to trigger a mod_security rule and get yourself blocked from the server. […]

Mod Security and WordPress

The CFSPREADSHEET function introduced in ColdFusion 9 is a great time saver.  As anyone can attest to spreadsheets reign supreme in business.  Before CF 9, our team used Ben Nadel’s POI Utility Component for most of our spreadsheets.  It worked great for all of our CF 8 applications, but the […]

Using cfspreadsheet in CF9