Technologies

PrestaShop margin size on delivery slips

Recently one of my clients contacted me asking if I can make a change. Shrink a little bit huge margins on PDF delivery slips. The task wasn’t easy because settings is bit hidden in the files. By modifying templates you can change font size, and amend or remove elements from the printout. Unfortunately you can’t actually decrease margin on PDF printout.

CURL to GO

CURL to GO

Quite often we are looking for a quick way to make a request in GO, and we have working query tested in CURL. Sometimes it’s problematic to “move” all queries to GO, and build up whole query using client, protocol and so on. From the author of my beloved Caddy server there is a tool called curl-to-Go which basically does what is says. Just paste your CURL request and GO lang code to implement that.
HTML5 Video tag, and webm

HTML5 Video tag, and webm

In ancient times, when youtube was born, we didn’t have VIDEO tag. We used to have Flash. To play video on the website, we had to convert it to weird Flash video format, leave mp4 for safety and hope that everything will work fine. Later on, when HTML5 became a industry standard, our live become some much easier. In the theory VIDEO tag solves all out issues. When browser can handle webm (Chrome family) we play webm.
PHP returning wrong date

PHP returning wrong date

From time to time we are working on small campaigns, where competition starts at given time. Because in Australia we have “so many” timezones, it’s critical to set things correctly according to the time zone.