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Backwards Upgrading, a GPS experience.

At our contractor business we have been very frustrated with the fact that the company we purchase our GPS fleet tracking through has been bought out TWICE in the past 4-6 years, and now are forcing their users to their new “enhanced interface”. Normally you would think, “Oh, yes… this makes sense.” They would definitely…

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PHP Generate Color in Rainbow

I had to create a script that generated rainbow between 2 to 768 colors in the rainbow. It returns an array that can be referenced. It’s ideal for 5 to 700 results. <?PHP // Generate Rainbow Points. function generatecolorcodes($numberofcolor) { // Find numbers to pick. if ($numberofcolor > 0 && $numberofcolor <= 768) { $divis…

Gaming

Join the Discord

In the past few weeks it has been clear that a lot of people want to get back together and play games. On the weekends we have been playing a lot of Assault in UT2004. Join in the discord (Link at PWC-Gaming.com) and get in on the fun. We’d love to have you there! Right…

IT Support

It’s hard to top the feeling.

Today I got the reminder of the wonders of automation. About 2 years ago I rolled out a very powerful system that lets our customers book their appointments online. The website makes it look a lot easier than it took to make it work reliably. First off, our scheduling system is written using a very…

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Don’t cheap out on web hosting.

Just heard a horror story of a company who decided to change hosts to their new IT guys and it backfired. It’s not best to trust a small business web hosting company who does not handle web hosting primarily. They may have servers that work but they may not have reliable services like Backups, Backup…

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Net Neutrality

It’s a shame this is where we are. The FCC is going to be voting to strip Net Neutrality rights. This is not good, and speaking as a person who has set up and manage TONS of servers on different carriers I can tell you this breaks rules that helps keep everyone honest. While I…