MySQL and Python3

I’m using Python more and more so it’s not surprising that recently the need arose to connect to and insert into a MySQL database. I was using (and usually do) Python3, and I ran into a couple of issues in the begining. This post will document those issues and the solutions I found to get […]

Group not Showing in SharePoint List

I recently had an issue working on a SharePoint list dealing with a User or Group column. When the list would initially load, the value for the column (i.e. the group name) was displayed but after a moment it would disappear. I found the solution by using JSON formatting to format the column values.

Printing ASP.NET Debugging Output

For ASP.NET development, I use Microsoft’s Visual Studio (IDE). In any development environment, I regularly use print statements to discover and verify my programming’s actual functionality. In Java, simply printing to the console (with System.out.println) achieves this aim, but with ASP.NET and Visual Studio I tried the same approach (using Console.WriteLine) to no avail.

Adding a PHP Program to WordPress

I recently switched my blog from my own programming to using WordPress. I have long recognized¬† WordPress as good a software project and it has stood the test of time. Not only has the software been around since 2003, it has continued to improve. The improvements to WordPress have allow the software to run more […]

Installing the LAMP stack on Debian Wheezy

Otherwise known as a LAMP server, the LAMP software stack consists of GNU\Linux as the operating system, Apache as the Web server, MySql for a database, and PHP (or possibly Pearl or Python) as the programming language used to host a Web application. I’m going to assume a minimal install (I’ll be using debian-7.6.0-i386-CD-1.iso) [http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd]. […]