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Ibrahim Diallo

January 2015

So you want to buy a Mac Computer

So you want to buy a Mac Computer

If you want to buy a mac, ask a mac user. There is no such thing as an unbiased user. I use windows, mac and linux on a regular basis. Note how none of those names are capitalized, that's because I am the supposedly unbiased user. I am to treat those three equally.

Writer's block

Writer's block

2am. The day has gone by and none of the things set to be accomplished are put to rest. When the day started I promised myself, "One blog post today. Just one damn post." It's very easy to make that promise but then the time comes to write it, and nothing happens.

Why is php turning my string into 0

Why is php turning my string into 0

One thing I am learning the hard way is, if you don't write it down you will forget it. I always think I will remember my thoughts. But nope. The next day, my mind is blank and I am frustrated. So there is an simple issue I ran into in MySQL and PHP and I am making sure I writing down this time before I forget it.

Year of the spam

Year of the spam

At Google, they say they don't need Captcha anymore. If I had an iframe on virtually every website on the web, I could probably claim the same. I assume that if this is a factor in the method they use, then Facebook could also claim the same capability.

Ah, programming

Ah, programming

When I type 2 + 2 on a compiler I know there is no way the computer will give me an answer other than 4. Computers are precise, accurate. They don't make mistakes.

JS Tip of the day

When to use Object.hasOwnProperty

In JavaScript, everything is an object. This is amazing because you never have to ask yourself if something is an object. The answer is always Yes. Let's look a…

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