Configuring PHP-FPM For Ubuntu 14.04 & Apache 2.4

There are numerous web pages telling you how to set up PHP-FPM but there's always room for one more. These notes refer to Ubuntu 14.04 which ships with PHP 5.5 and Apache 2.4

Posted 28/06/15 Read more... »

JeRo And The Beanstalk

Amazon's Elastic Beanstalk - The Magic Vanishing PHP Session Fairy Story

We've been working on an online booking system for a client and it became apparent that due to the time sensitive high demand nature of the application, a scalable server was needed. This seemed like a job for Amazon's AWS, specifically their Elastic Beanstalk.

Posted 09/06/15 Read more... »

Using SuPHP with PHPMyAdmin

Enabling SuPHP under Apache 2.4 breaks PHPMyAdmin but there is a handy work around

Posted 18/04/15 Read more... »

Making a Twit out of Me and You

Bootstrap Bug Behaving Badly - Collapsed Menu Items Not Working on Ipad

Responsive websites are more and more popular, and with good reason: according to Trademe, over 50% of their traffic is now from a mobile device. Whether that's genuine buyers, or fantasists lying on the couch dreaming of tat they might never buy is another question, but the growth in the use of mobile devices is undeniable.

Posted 06/03/15 Read more... »

The Wrong Website

You would think certificate warnings would put people off

This afternoon I got a very confused member of the public wanting to know when a particular website they wanted would be up, and why our web site was coming up instead.

Posted 01/10/14 Read more... »