Category: Code

It’s Broken Until It Isn’t

A rather disappointed looking cat.

I had an issue yesterday with a project I’m coding. For whatever reason, I could not upload an image file to the server. My code updated the database, but the server wouldn’t take the upload. Now, I know the code is good. The permissions on the image file were fine. The “server” I’m uploading to was localhost, so I know for a fact the permissions were good on the server, in the web directory, and in the directory for the project. All that’s fine. I checked php.ini and, yeah, that’s good too. But still, I can’t upload the damn image. It just won’t happen. After a few choice words, I finally threw my hands up, shut down the virtual machine that I use for coding projects, got a beer, and stared into the distance. I fired up the VM again this morning. I figure I’ll try again with fresh eyes….

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Code and Audio

Just a quick announcement to let folks know that the final two project pages, Podcasts and Code, are up and running! As I say on the Code page, I’m not a software developer, but I play with code and I’ve made stuff that’s helped me, and others, do things. So I often refer to myself as a coder, and rarely as a a developer or programmer. The Podcast page rolls through all the podcasts I’m working on. Even if one hasn’t updated in a while, I’m still working on ideas and scripts for them! Now that I’ve got this site mostly up and running? I think I’ll have a better workflow, and more time, to concentrate on the creative stuff again. The librarian needed a library for his stuff, and I finally have that mostly in place. Time to get more stuff.

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