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Seeing in 2016 in Sydney Australia.

As the boats fill Sydney’s harbour and people line the waterfront the New Year festivities are set to begin. Back in New Zealand being 3 hours ahead much the same is happening. It’s almost midnight...

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Sydney from Sydney.

I’m on a bit of a secret mission across the ditch. I love these work related trips.  I mean, travel, work… oh yeah work.  My driver just arrived so I’d better go do some...

How to Increase PHP Memory Using ini_set() 0

How to Increase PHP Memory Using ini_set()

Sometimes there might be a need to increase the allocated memory for PHP to run something that needs more power.  Normally it’s a large file that is simply just being opened in memory. You...

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5 things you can do when Facebook is down.

It’s always funny to see how people will react when something like Facebook goes down.  How do people react to an outage? No one cares… just go do something else. Here are some suggestions that...

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Auckland, New Zealand from space.

It’s not very often that the international space station floats over New Zealand during the day but astronaut Scott Kelly got a good one.  Kelly is taking one for all man kind by spending...

How to Import a Large CSV file to MySQL 0

How to Import a Large CSV file to MySQL

One of my clients recently needed over 100,000 lines of a CSV file added to a database.  At first being a PHP developer I tried making an upload page and looping the results through fgetcsv() but...