Thoughts neatly packaged into individual posts.

Refactoring the Not So Handsome

February 6th, 2017

On Friday I came across a jQuery thread on Reddit that featured a screen shot of handsome ugly code. It had a few comments, more joking about the code than anything productive, and looked similar to the posts I see on /r/badcode. Above is the screen shot included with the post, and it features a […]

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jQuery Callback Hell

“Computer school is weak, guys. I came from the fucking street.”

June 8th, 2016

The title of this post are verbatim words from my mentor. Those few words I think embody him entirely, his mindset about how to get things done or achieve a point of awesome. It is not always about the formal path to a point in life, it is about the passion and willingness to overcome […]

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Love You Carlo

Building Simple Command Line PHP Tools – Writing Desavouer

February 7th, 2015

Tools are meant to maximize productivity and decrease repetition. Repetition being one of my most detested types of tasks I’m asked to perform. Yesterday I was asked to do some SEO work which involved using the Google Webmasters Disavow Tool. I was delivered a spreadsheet of 6,000 urls in need of processing, with the full […]

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Simple PHP Command Line Tools - Writing Desavouer

Updating User Meta with Admin AJAX from the WordPress Frontend

June 23rd, 2014

In response to a request I received via Reddit/here I’ve gone ahead and done a simple, quick write up on how to submit user meta data to the WordPress usermeta table from the frontend. I make a few assumptions, those being that you are already able to display the data on the page successfully, you […]

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Updating User Meta with Admin AJAX

Creating a Simple MailGun Contact Form

May 25th, 2014

Mailgun as of late has made me decide to move on from using Contact Form 7 as my default for building contact forms. While CF7 is simple and easy to use it still uses SendMail or PostFix on the server to deliver email, and as a result most email ends up in the spam queue. […]

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Setup Mailgun Over cURL