Flip 3.0.1

I never expected to release another version of my old weblog project Flip, but while searching my own name in a new search engine, I came upon several vulnerability reports for Flip 3.0. I’ve known about them for awhile now, but having dropped Flip in favor of another project (which

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Microsoft’s Web App Gallery FAIL

Giving Microsoft, IIS, and PHP.exe the benefit of the doubt, I decided to try installing WordPress on Windows via Microsoft’s new Web Application Gallery.   The install is simple and straightforward: install MySQL, go to the web app gallery, click on the download, choose what you want, poof! Done. I

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iPhone OS 3.0: Details Coming March 17

I called iPhone OS 3.0 a few months ago.  I said we should expect the next release of iPhone firmware to be a revamped version 3.0.  I still feel fairly confident in my predictions: I still think we’ll see cut-copy-and-paste, better app management, and better enterprise management. I’m still convinced

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Sue? Sigh… I Say You’ll See It Soon

Someone is going to sue Apple in the not-too-distant future for their inconsistent and subjective App Store approval process.   I think they violate many anti-competitive practices.  It’s crazy to think that Apple has gone this long selectively allowing certain apps, all the while only defining guidelines for inclusion nebulously,

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Sorting a Multi-Dimensional Array with PHP

Every so often I find myself with a multidimensional array that I want to sort by a value in a sub-array. I have an array that might look like this: //an array of some songs I like $songs = array( ‘1’ => array(‘artist’=>’The Smashing Pumpkins’, ‘songname’=>’Soma’), ‘2’ => array(‘artist’=>’The Decemberists’,

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iPhone OS 3.0

I haven’t heard much about what to expect in iPhone OS 2.3. A quick Googling of the term, as of today, yields nothing of value, other than speculation. iPhone 2.2 came out in November, almost 2 months ago. Since we haven’t heard anything about 2.3, that leaves just a few

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