One of my major annoyances in PHP & MySQL world is the different formats when working with dates.
US format: mm-dd-yy, UK format: dd-mm-yy and MySQL’s date,datetime, timestamp columns yy-mm-dd. How do you cope with them all? I’ve been working on a rich UI recently which includes the jQuery date picker, by default thats in US format. UK users expect a date in UK format. Continue reading “[Snippet] Simplified UK/US Date Conversion”
I’ve recently moved a client’s forum onto a new cPanel server, previously it was on a home-brew Ubuntu server.
So I had to install mod_geoip onto cPanel in CentOS. It wasn’t as bad as I was expecting.
First off, we need to download the GeoIP libraries. Continue reading “mod_geoip Revisted including stopping spam in phpBB 2”
The Yahoo Maps API is the best API I’ve found for using on in internal site. Google won’t let me access theirs from a non-public site.
Continue reading “Yahoo GeoLocation API”