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ADOdb Cache Write Error

Mark Mzyk October 23, 2008

On a project I’ve been working on, I’ve recently seen several ADOdb cache write errors being thrown. When searching Google for a possible cause I didn’t find anything, so I thought I’d put this bread crumb out there for any others who might be experiencing the same problem. ADOdb is a database abstraction library for […]


Mark Mzyk August 26, 2008

I’ve mentioned before that I think programming languages should have a REPL (Read-Eval-Print-Loop). Unfortunately, PHP does not have one natively.  However, I just discovered that Facebook has opened sourced a REPL for PHP – so now you can test out your PHP code without needing to write and run a script. Working in Python, I’ve […]

Random (Number) Information

Mark Mzyk May 22, 2008

Today I happened to be looking into random number generators in PHP (and discovering they aren’t very good).  In my quest I discovered two random number algorithms I didn’t know about.  Not that I know a lot about random number algorithms, but these two seemed interesting and worth looking at, even if I’ll never need […]