First steps with Github

Signup Create an account on www.github.com, should be self-explaining. Also create a repository; I will call it “testrepo” in this tutorial. We will use a Ubuntu VM as local machine in this case. Prepare local directory I suppose you already have a local...

Emoticons for Openfire Spark Messenger

Spark Messenger is a great open source messenger for internal and external usage, in combination with OpenFire Server. Because the integrated smileys and icons seem a bit outdated, I created an IconSet generator which uses the much more beautiful emoticons from...

Magento 1.9: Tax issues with PHP7

If you migrate from Ubuntu 14 to Ubuntu 16, PHP’s version also changes from 5.x to 7.x. Magento 1.9.x versions seem to work the same at first sight, but e.g. the cart and also the order process is done without VAT. According to various forum threads, the cause...

Magento Commerce: Product attachment upload

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Convert DPT5/EIS10 2-byte octal value with PHP

  Using a KNX server like eibd with PHP in combination, you might come to a point where you want to convert the DPT/EIS encoded telegram values to decimal format. For some data types, it works by simply using PHP hexbin(), but it does not for 2-byte floating...