Interview with Colin O’Dell
In this episode I chat with Cal Evans about PHP, Alexa skills, and ZendCon 2017!
Several months ago I blogged about compiling open-zwave for Home Assistant 0.45 on Docker. There were two reasons I did this:
PKCS#12 archives (commonly known as
.pfx files) usually contain both a certificate and its private key, sometimes with password protection. In order to use these with a server like nginx or Apache, we need to extract these objects and convert them using openssl.
(The commands below assume your file is named
I recently inherited a legacy PHP project built on a closed-source framework where all the core classes were encrypted with IonCube. Not knowing what classes and methods exist makes it extremely difficult to use that functionality. In order to make life easier, I set out to create a
stubs.php file listing all of those "hidden" classes and methods.
To celebrate this milestone I thought I'd share the story of how this package came about, how it's grown, and how I couldn't have reached this milestone without the PHP community's help.
I designed and 3D-printed a simple, custom-sized remote control holder to keep my coffee table organized. It holds my:
- Aeotec Z-Wave Minimote
- Roku 3 Remote
- Xfinity Remote
- Vizio TV Remote
- Wiimote Controller
You can see and download the 3D model here: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2454008