So I was recently developing a new feature for a client’s website where we wanted to display an interactive Google Map with the address of a particular item (in this case a customer) along with a marker to show where it was on the map. So I set about looking around on the Internet for … Continue reading "Using the Google Maps API with PHP to display a Map and place a Marker on the map using Geocoding"
I was recently tasked with performing a clean-up of some of our servers, removing old files/software installations as well as a clean-up of our WSUS server. After a quick look I could see that our previous administrator had set it to download Driver updates as well, which was taking up quite a large amount of … Continue reading "Thoroughly cleaning up a WSUS server"
I was recently developing some .net web applications at work and finally took the plunge of setting up a server to host them after I was happy that we had reached the point where they were usable applications. So after setting up Server 2008 R2, I went ahead and enabled IIS with asp.net configuration enabled … Continue reading "Fixing HTTP Error 500.21 – Internal Server Error Handler “WebServiceHandlerFactory-Integrated” has a bad module “ManagedPipelineHandler” in its module list on IIS."
We’ve recently been having an issue where printers being deployed via group policy haven’t been deploying, or are deploying but not being set to default. So after some investigation, the easiest thing to do would be to write a Visual basic script to ease the deployment of printers throughout our environment. Luckily for us we … Continue reading "Assigning resources via logon script based on computer names."
Validation is one of the most important things which can be done on a public-facing website. It prevents users from entering required information incorrectly or even worse attempting to damage your site via some form of script or SQL Injection attack. Recently I was developing a website for a Real Estate firm, as a legal … Continue reading "Server Side E-Mail Validation with PHP"