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NOTES: 2021-04-26 | Notes on LinkedIn Learning PHP Videos

These notes are continued from this post. How to Retrieve Data from a MySQL database with PHP (with mysqli) Best practice: Always free result and connection when done. db_connect_guide.php // Credentials $dbhost = ‘localhost’; $dbuser = ‘webuser’; $dbpass = ‘secret’; $ dbname = ‘globe_bank’; // 1. Create DB Connection $conn = mysqli_connect( $dbhost, $dbuser, $dbpass, …

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NOTES: 2021-04-26 | Thoughts on PHP and Life

I have all these PHP snippets on my desk of things I learned taking Linkedin Learning PHP courses. I took a 4-hr long coding test for a remote PHP/LAMP Developer job with the Huntsville, AL branch of NASA. I was excited for the opportunity, but learning I was lacking on all kinds of modern programming techniques, …

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Code Sample: JavaScript ES6 – Scrape OneTab Links (2018)

Here is a program I wrote in 2018. It usues vanilla JavaScript ES6 to scrape and parse links on a OneTab bookmarks page and outputs the results as HTML. While the resulting JavaScript document isn’t a web page, per se, it can be copied into an HTML document and saved. (also on GitHub) /* Program …

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Screenshot: Windows 10 - Your Phone error message: "We Can't connect to your phone" (Eric Hepperle, 2020)

I Bought A New Windows 10 Laptop Today … and You Can’t Upgrade It!

I decided to treat myself today and buy a new laptop. My wife and I agreed that it would be a good purchase since I need a laptop for my blogging and side hustle projects, and everything else including doing our taxes. Unfortunately, my trusty HP Pavilion 17 inch laptop finally died yesterday after 7 years …

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Developer Journal: Working Construction and Purging Papers

Dear Eric, It has been awhile since my last confession … er, blog post. This is just a quick update on what has been going on in my life: After reviewing version 2 of my Ongoing Website Maintenance proposal for Southeast AlabamaWorks (whom I did a complete UX and front-end overhaul for), Ryan Richards, Director, …

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List of My Quora Posts on: Job Hunting, Employment, and IT Work

What workflow do you recommend for UX redesign on an existing website? – Quora Is there a unique name for the ubiquitous collage of overlapping mobile devices and viewports representing responsive friendly sites? Is there an online service that will generate this graphic for free? (see my answer where I’ve pasted screens) – Quora How …

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ATS Scannable Resume: Testing How Well Your Resume Matches a Job Description with Word Clouds

In today’s world, the job market is more competitive than ever. With online job boards, phone screens, and employers researching you on social media, it is easier than ever to be ruled out as a potential job candidate before you ever have a first interview. However, there are a few things you can do to …

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Developer Journal: Thoughts on Job Hunting and Life

A Brief Retrospective of My Job Seeking and Career Successes in 2018 As I sit to write this, having just taken a bath and moisturized my curly hair with a dab of coconut oil, the moon shines brightly above. Perhaps the full is moon is why I can’t sleep. Perhaps there are other reasons. I’m …

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