CakePHP 4 Time Zones

The internet suggests for CakePHP... Set your database time zone to UTCSet you CakePHP default time zone to UTCStore all datetime values in UTC Convert between UTC <==> Your Users Time zone My application is producing "pallet" records and saving a print_date...

Glabels 3.4.1 Build Script for Ubuntu 20.04

Why not use the default Ubuntu package? Ubuntu was missing some of the Barcode libraries I use. Not sure if this is still true for Ubuntu 20.04 but I still build it from scratch because I use it in docker image for development This will build Glabels 3.4.1 from what I...

Toggen deploys a new website

So I have built and hosted a new website for Roger Clark Pest Management they are a family owned and operated Pest Control and Management business in Maitland NSW Australia It uses Wordpress and the Divi theme with one of the many layouts that are provided by the...

WizTree

Just downloaded WizTree (not a sponsor) from https://wiztreefree.com/ It seems to do what it says on the tin which is the ability to quickly view the size of all files and folders visually. I've given a donation which turns off the donation messages seen in exports...

Scam call from “Telstra”

Just had a call from a man with a sub-continental accent from caller ID 0734946596 Told me there was problem with my internet traffic and alluded that I had been the victim of hackers The call didn't last long because the amusement in my voice made him hang up and I...

Business NBN100 TPG with Fixed IP

So yesterday (22/1/2021) I decided to go with a new service I went from a consumer NBN50 to a "Business" NBN100 product. The difference in price is $69.99 to $109.99 per month a jump of $40 dollars or $10 a week. A couple of speed tests a few minutes apart shows the...

PC Build

I recently built myself a PC using the SilverStone SG13 Case. I am planning to use it as a Hot Spare. So any client that has a failure can keep running. Using an older 240GB SSD I had lying around and the parts listed in the table I found the CPU cooling wasn't...

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James is an IT Professional based in Melbourne, Australia. He blogs about Information Technology, Open Source software, home renovations, good reads and travel.

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