Dec 4, 2013 by Author
I recently did a little integration with Twillio for one of my client's websites. Along the way I had some learning experiences that I thought would be helpful to others. I found Twilio's Sample code to be a little confusing, and the third party libraries and classes did not work for me. So I wrote a simple function that sends a text message using twilio. Hopefully this will help others.
Nov 20, 2013 by Author
A new wave of Ransomware has been infecting people's computers. Its called Cryptolock. I can show you how to remove it, but not how to restore your files. For that you need a backup. Windows Backup works well.
Nov 7, 2013 by Author
A few years back I built my workstation which has evolved a bit. Even though I would love to build a brand new workstation, I feel my current setup is still plenty fast for what I do, and I am holding off until fall of 2014 before making a major upgrade.
Oct 10, 2013 by Author
Before you wait in lines at some Houston's Worst Haunted Houses, I suggest you try Terror Dome First. This is a real haunted house where people enter excited then come running out with their adrenaline pumping.
Sep 11, 2013 by Author
Recently I had to whitelist the IP blocks from iContact to ensure their newsletters would get through to my clients. I had to directly contact iContact to get their IP Blocks, of which they gladly gave me. I rarely see spam coming off their servers so I felt it was safe to whitelist them on my mail server.
Sep 5, 2013 by Author
This error recently caused me some stress. However I found a solution. If you are running MySQL Server on a Windows Box, I am pretty sure i have the solution for you. So if your web server is kicking out errors like this
ERROR HY000 MySQLODBC 5.1 DriverCan't connect to MySQL server on 'localhost' (10055) ERROR HY000 MySQLODBC 5.1 DriverCan't connect to MySQL server on 'localhost' (10055)
Read this for the solution
Aug 22, 2013 by Author
One thing that websites and blogs often forget is that Original Content matters. So before you go off blogging about your thoughts on the new Iphone 6, Galaxy S5, or Windows 9, stop and look at the competition for these topics, and focus on something specific, local, and interesting to people. In this blog I give some examples of good and bad blog topics.
Aug 10, 2013 by Author
My wife and I finally found the time to go out for sushi. We found ourselves in the Pearland Town Center, eating at Shogun Grill & Sushi Bar. It was about 9PM on a Thursday night. We sat down in a cozy booth. I was surprised with the best Spicy Salmon Rolls I have ever eaten. Read more for the full review.
Aug 4, 2013 by Author
Everyone wants to get rich, but nobody wants to work. Its the American Way. So for the vast majority of us we are in constant search of the magical money tree. Something that takes little effort to get started, but will pay you dividends forever. In this article I review some of the ideas for making money without working, and whether or not they are a viable option.
Jul 22, 2013 by Author
For a brief moment in time, the Network's Hashing power was getting close to 280 Thps. Bitcoin had its biweekly reset of the difficulty level. From the looks of it, this has eliminated any profitability of smaller scale GPU based mining operations.