December 5, 2017

10 Reasons Why It Is Best To Date a Software Engineer

Recently I landed on a Quora answer for why software engineers make up the best people to date. I found it so relevant that I thought of making a post about it here. This is not my answer – all credit goes to Nishant Neeraj on Quora for What are 10 reasons why it is best to marry a – Read More-

December 4, 2017

Deleting Magento Customer Address Programmatically

When upgrading Magento for one of our customers, we’ve realized somehow all the shipping information were half complete. It either had a region filled out without address or zip code. When you enter that customer’s profile and try to save it, it wouldn’t save because these are required fields. This was causing these old customers – Read More-

April 4, 2017

Lessons Learnt from Heavy Loss Due to Fraudulent Transactions

We have lost $1,000s from Credit Card Disputes arising from fraudulent transactions within a year of trading from just one of our software products. Crazy, right? We thought so too. So here’s what we’ve learned from this experience on protecting our businesses from fraudulent transactions. For business owners, seeing disputes come through could be probably the – Read More-

February 7, 2017

You do not have the SUPER Privilege and Binary Logging is Enabled

Recently while trying to upgrade our project management app, I encountered this error, “You do not have the SUPER privilege and binary logging is enabled (you *might* want to use the less safe log_bin_trust_function_creators variable)”. What we initially thought was the lack of TRIGGER privileges for that MySQL user. But even after giving the MySQL – Read More-

January 12, 2017

Solve Nginx+PHP-FPM Access Denied Issue

Recently one of our services went down due to an Apache upgrade that caused Htaccess to have contents that are no longer supported. When we go to our app, it throws out an “Access Denied” error. Our developers looked into all sorts of possible scenarios including IonCube Issues File Permission Issues Owner/User Group Issues Directory – Read More-

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