by Kevin Schroeder | 7:48 am

no_file_data uploading file to Slack

I had a simple problem where I was trying to use the json array when uploading a file to Slack via the API. The code I was using was $payload = [ ‘json’ =>

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by Kevin Schroeder | 6:08 am

Running Selenium server as a CentOS systemd service

… is very easy to do. You need two things.  1) Xvfb for the virtual screen, 2) systemd.  (And the Selenium Server binary, of course) First Xvfb [Unit] Description=X Virtual Frame Buffer Service [Service]

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by Kevin Schroeder | 8:45 am

He put this in a blog and was amazed at what happened.

Sorry.  I saw about 50 of those linkbait posts and it bugged me so I did one of my own.  I didn’t click on them but those just really, really bug me.  Call this

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by Kevin Schroeder | 12:15 pm

JMeter Error in NonGUIDriver java.lang.NullPointerException

Was doing some JMeter testing today when I got this error. ./jmeter -n -t ~/test.jmx Error in NonGUIDriver java.lang.NullPointerException I had a JMX file that I copied to a remote server where JMeter was

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by Kevin Schroeder | 8:27 pm

Hash value sizes

For giggles, here are examples of hashes for the SHA1, SHA256 and SHA512 hashing mechanisms. Code echo hash_hmac( ‘sha1’, openssl_random_pseudo_bytes(32), openssl_random_pseudo_bytes(32) ) . “\n”; echo hash_hmac( ‘sha256’, openssl_random_pseudo_bytes(32), openssl_random_pseudo_bytes(32) ) . “\n”; echo hash_hmac(

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by Kevin Schroeder | 11:34 am

indeyets/appserver-in-php · GitHub

indeyets/appserver-in-php · GitHub. Lukas Smith responded on Twitter to a posting of mine I made on this blog about the possibility of having a precompiled bootstrap in PHP that would allow large sections of

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by Kevin Schroeder | 5:39 pm

How to use @funtil

*update* I built a website to help with this. @Funtil is a little tool I wrote that will tweet the number of days until a given event, once a day (give or take).  It

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by Kevin Schroeder | 9:09 am

Potty Training Baby Powder

I would like to announce the immediate availability of Tobasco for Toddlers.  It is the diaper powder for stubborn children.  The way it works is that your child wears their diaper just as they

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by Kevin Schroeder | 7:06 pm

Weyland Industries powered by PHP

It would seem that it is PHP that will be the dominant programming language in the latter half of the 21st century. [[email protected] controllers]# HEAD 200 OK Cache-Control: no-store, no-cache, must-revalidate, post-check=0, pre-check=0

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by Kevin Schroeder | 8:40 am

Why are you part of a software community?

I’m thinking about posting a poll in a couple of days about software communities and I’m looking for some input on some of the responses.  I have my set of possible responses, but I’d

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