Well one of these days it should happen… My Open Source Media Center pc had an hardware problem, so I’ve seized the moment also for a software update.
So I’ve noticed that my preferred Open Source Home Theatre Software has changed name: my beloved XBMC become my new best friend Kodi.
Shortcodes are a very fancy feature of WordPress CMS.
They basically let the developer manage some stuff programmatically and let the blogger decide which information display and where to put it according the article body.
Some days ago the phone rang and the client asked me why their WordPress blog posts where showing in the inverted order.
Well my answer was something like ‘you just entered them in the reverse order so this is perfectly normal’.
And then tears were shed through the phone itself.
Recently I had to enter an alternative address for my PayPal account.
I was stuck while attempting to insert the zip code because my five digits zip code was not validated by the PayPal interface.
Recently I had to build a ‘smart booking form’ for a group of hotels. The website is made on Twitter’s Bootstrap and is fully responsive.
Troubles began when I had to ask the guest for his children’s age, only if he’s telling the form he has children.
Here the Twitter Popover feature comes very handy: if the guest selects one or more children a popover will be shown.
Some days ago I’ve updated my WordPress to the new 3.8 version.
For storing my themes and plugins I’ve set up a repository on a virtual machine running on the same virtual network.
This was working perfectly until WordPress 3.5, but since 3.6 the developers added a new security feature that denies access to repository with a local ip, for example 172.[16-31].x.x as in my case, but also 127.0.0.1, 10.x.x.x, 192.168.x.x. Continue reading →