Why are PHP’s function names a mess?

I have always wondered this, its exceptionally hit and miss and there isnt any real standards. I recently found the reason on the internet Well, there were other factors in play there. htmlspecialchars was a very early function. Back when PHP had less than 100 functions and the function hashing mechanism was strlen(). In order to

Install Virtualbox guest additions on Fedora 21 XFCE

Installing via the normal route didn’t work and meant I couldn’t easily resize the screen. Doing the below allowed me to use the resize easily. Install rpmfusion on fedora run `sudo yum install akmod-VirtualBox VirtualBox-guest` run `cd /usr/src/akmods` run `sudo rpm -ivh VirtualBox-*.rpm` Once this was installed, rebooting will give you access to shared folders and fullscreen mode

Choose an open source licence

I was trying to find an open source licence that would fit my purpose for my Trend Analyser project. After some googling I found a wonderful website “Choose a Licence” This showed specifically what each main licence does and gave templates to use. It made it easier than reading through and trying to understand all

Selection/Click and drag doesnt work in Gmail – Opera

In opera normally click and drag or selection doesn’t work. This is because in opera Gmail serves up some CSS that breaks the display and stops you clicking and dragging text. To fix this, you can enable opera’s list of JavaScript changes, to make popular sites work. This is done by visiting: http://www.opera.com/docs/browserjs/

Add a user to a group in Linux

How to add a user to a group in Linux usermod -a -G Its a simple as that. So for me adding the user “chewett” to the user “vboxusers” i run the command usermod -a -G vboxusers chewett The -a flag means that the new group is appended, without it you will overwrite your current