Author Archives: Phil LaNasa

Slightly better fragment id scrolling

Don't bother reading this post. It satisfies a personal itch and will appeal to maybe 1% of the webdev crowd. I'll do better next time! more …

ColdFusion / PayPal Payflow REST API Integration

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It was a bit of struggle using ColdFusion to integrate with PayPal's Payflow REST API, but I worked it out and provide complete code in this post. more …

Are you backing up your cron table?

backup cron table

Most of us have some kind of secondary or off-site backup of our files & data, but may not have considered backing up the "heartbeat" of our server - the cron table. more …

Linux – Change file ownership from one user to another

reassign linux user

Changing file and group ownership from one user or group to another is a common requirement in the server admin world, here are two quick tips on how to go about it. more …

My website is complete, but my pockets are empty

No web budget

They were able to allot the funds to design and develop a website, but didn't consider the maintenance costs that would be required to maintain the site. more …

Tab Grabber – New Chrome Extension

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You can now insert tab characters in any textarea on the web, with the Tab Grabber Chrome Extension. more …

Linux, SQL and a scoop of yogurt in Week #8

web development week

I lost some time this week wrestling with SSL and server time zones. But I also picked up a few handy SQL tips that are worth sharing. more …

Web Productivity, WordPress & Broken Images Tip in Week #7

webdev week

I'm all over the place this week. WordPress, JavaScript, CSS, Chrome Extensions & Web Productivity. Learned a few things and sharing makes me feel good! more …

Forgotten PHP, ColdFusion & Test driving a new cloud host

web development week

Trying out a new cloud host, remembering old PHP and a solid way to format user submitted content in this WebDev week. more …

PrintAlytics – Capturing the Print Page action in all browsers

print analytics

Capturing visitor print events has applications, whether it be for analytics or to slap someone on the wrist for printing too many pages! I recently found a solid cross-browser way to do it. more …