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Cron: Legacy - Scheduling a MySQL Query

After building a subscription-based web application to serve clients at the small ad agency I worked for, I needed to run a maintenance query against one of the database tables on some regular basis. Records needed to be deleted from the table according to the value contained within an expiration date field. ( dte_exp ) Unfortunately, the low-traffic web application is running on a shared hosting server and the host does not allow for MySQL… View More


A CASE for Eloquent

In 2014, our development group at Mass Enthusiasm switched PHP frameworks from CodeIgniter to Laravel for building web applications. CodeIgniter served us (and myself) very faithfully for several years, but it was time to move on to something more modern which also helped enforce… View More

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