So my wife and I have been in our new house for about 6 months and one of the first (of many) things we did was plant vegetables in the pre-existing garden beds. The biggest issue is that the dirt was basically clay and very poorly taken care of over the years, from what I can gather anyway. We tried loosening up the dirt, hydrating it and mixing in quality soil but it was pretty far gone… Anyway, that being said, most of what we planted did not grow very well. Continue reading
I have been playing with node.js (0.8.14), socket.io (0.9.11) and express (3.0.3) for the couple of days but kept running into an issue where the client socket.io.js file would not load. It just kept 404ing; and it was really pissing me off… I spent some time researching why it was not working; there were a lot of “answers” but none of them worked, shocking.
I honestly spent more time trying to find the answer to this issue then I did writing most of core PHP functionality of submitting and retrieving backend data between the web server and the push engine. I finally came across someone’s fix while tirelessly searching github issues for the correct answer. See the sample code after the jump. Continue reading
Today was a big day… One weight lifted off my shoulder and another put on; at least I am in control now… Here’s to the future and getting the job done.