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August R. Garcia

Profile Photo - August R. Garcia August R. Garcia LARPing as a Sysadmi... Portland, OR
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August Garcia is some guy who used to sell Viagra on the Internet. He made this website to LARP as a sysadmin while posting about garbage like user-agent spoofing, spintax, the only good keyboard, virtual assitants from Pakistan, links with the rel="nofollow" attributeproxies, regular expressions, HTML and CSSsin, the developer console, and probably some other trash.


Account created 5 months ago.
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Commented in thread Biography of Terry A. Davis: The Greatest Programmer to Ever Live


The CIA wants all code in the cloud under their lock and key. They want to ban compilers and make people think HTML is computer programming. - Terry A. Davis

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Reply to What is the best way to make a bar graph in Laravel? Or general Laravel charts?

Comments in Web Development | By August R. Garcia

Published 5 months agoSun, 02 Dec 2018 03:47:10 -0800 | Last update 5 months agoMon, 03 Dec 2018 07:08:42 -0800

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MoreWhile Laravel has no built-in library for charts, there are a few options: Install a general-purpose JavaScript or PHP graphing library Write...
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MoreHave also run into this issue over the last few years. You'd think there'd be an easy way to do this. Messed around with a few options below...
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Reply to PHP function to fix (or remove) unmatched tags?

Comments in Server-Side | By August R. Garcia

Published 5 months agoSun, 02 Dec 2018 03:47:07 -0800

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More[]Have seen some others recommend the HTML Purifier library, which seems to be able to do this as well as other similar input validation. You can find...
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MoreAre you still using the .env file with credentials for your localhost DB? The error message generally indicates that your credentials do not match the...
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Reply to How to round to two decimal places in Javascript?

Comments in Client-Side | By August R. Garcia

Published 5 months agoSun, 02 Dec 2018 03:47:05 -0800

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MoreThe function that you're looking for is .toFixed(2):https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/Number/toFix...
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More// Get first element of an array=INDEX(SPLIT(B2, " | ", FALSE);1;1)
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Reply to WTF is Google Analytics Premium and why does it cost $150,000

Comments in Garbage Can | By August R. Garcia

Published 5 months agoSun, 02 Dec 2018 03:47:02 -0800 | Last update 4 months agoSat, 19 Jan 2019 02:37:14 -0800

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MoreThat feel when the US government spends $200k on Google Analytics Premium: 3. [HHSM‐500‐2012‐00080C] Blast Design Studio Inc. dba Blast Adva...
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MoreSomething like this should work:// Add a hidden input to store the IDsvar hidden_input = document.createElement("INPUT");hidden_input.setAtt...
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Reply to What do curly braces do in Google Sheets?

Comments in Spreadsheets | By August R. Garcia

Published 5 months agoSun, 02 Dec 2018 03:46:59 -0800

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MoreCurly braces are used to combine ranges into arrays. []
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Reply to What is the term used to refer to a double colon in PHP?

Comments in Server-Side | By August R. Garcia

Published 5 months agoSun, 02 Dec 2018 03:46:58 -0800

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MoreThe scope resolution operator.Or, apparently "Paamayim Nekudotayim"Docs:http://PHP.net/manual/en/language.oop5.paamayim-nekudotayim.PHP
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Reply to How can I monitor my GPU usage on Ubuntu?

Comments in Scripting and Automation | By August R. Garcia

Published 5 months agoSun, 02 Dec 2018 03:46:56 -0800 | Last update 5 months agoMon, 03 Dec 2018 05:21:21 -0800

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MoreIf there is no usable/relevant GUI, this can also be done from the terminal with a looping BASH script like this: # Monitor GPU stats and usage...
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Reply to Is it UX or UI?

Comments in Style and Layout | By August R. Garcia

Published 5 months agoSun, 02 Dec 2018 03:46:47 -0800 | Last update 5 months agoMon, 03 Dec 2018 06:48:39 -0800

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MoreAnswered here: UX design refers to user experience design, while UI design stands for user interface design. https://hackernoon.com/what-is...
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MoreWrap image in div (?)
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Reply to I downloaded a bunch of stock photos for testing. Is there a quick way to bulk rename in Bash (or something similar)?

Comments in Web Scraping, Data Analysis | By August R. Garcia

Published 5 months agoSun, 02 Dec 2018 03:46:44 -0800 | Last update 5 months agoMon, 03 Dec 2018 06:33:20 -0800

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MoreA script like run from the terminal or a Bash script works for this type of file renaming: INDEX=1; for i in *.jpg; do mv $i ${INDEX}_cover.jpg;...
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MoreHere are examples of a few very commonly used formulas:Replace substrings in spreadsheets: =SUBSTITUTE("Today is Monday", "Monday"...
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MoreAm working on this currently. General blog post. Includes misc. code snippets. Doing this currently to have an article to template from that actually...
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MoreThat error occurs because Chrome cannot focus hidden fields.Are you using a custom radio input setup that hides the actual radio button?
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MoreTry this function:#Change 1.3k to 1300, etc.=((VALUE(substitute(A1, "k", "")))*1000)=((VALUE(substitute(I201, "k", &quot...
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Reply to [Google Sheets] Convert cell contents to (basic) HTML?

Comments in Spreadsheets | By August R. Garcia

Published 5 months agoSun, 02 Dec 2018 03:46:37 -0800

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MoreThis seems to work:// 1. Wrap entire cell in a <p> tag, then use REGEXREPLACE to address newlines// 2. Replace newlines with the end of the prev...
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MoreRan into the same error when setting up a site on Dreamhost hosting. Ran 'PHP artisan migrate' from SSH.Issue was that evne though PHP versi...
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