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These are my notes for the talk I’m giving today on PHP and MongoDB. Example PHP script for communicating with MongoDB: #!/usr/bin/env php <?php // Instantiate the Mongo client $m = new MongoClient(); // Connect to a database. If it doesn’t exist, it will be created $db = $m->example; // Point to a collection within… Read more »

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If you know me, you know that I’m not a big fan of recruiters. Particularly, recruiters who take the shotgun approach to finding candidates by sending the same copied-and-pasted email to hundreds of potential applicants. I know that these are copied-and-pasted, because my various email accounts will get the exact same email sent minutes apart…. Read more »

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Growing up I had a slight case of Synesthesia and would strongly associate colors with numbers. Sevens were Yellow, Fours were Orange, and Eights were Black. Other numbers had colors too, but the association wasn’t as strong. I also only had colors for the different digits, I didn’t see big numbers as their own colors, but… Read more »

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OS X comes with a pretty handy tool for working with disks and burning disk images called Disk Utility. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to work for burning ISO images to USB drives. Chances are, if you’re reading this, you’ve already tried to burn an ISO image to a USB drive using the utility and were… Read more »

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I love pretty things. The default TextMate 2 icon is not pretty. It’s a big ugly pink flower. All of the filetype icons are also pink flowers. Everything looks the same and it’s hard to know what files you’re looking at at first glance. I downloaded a bunch of icons from Icon Archive, and went… Read more »