Showing posts from October, 2019

Triple Web App Revival: Keep Track; Pick-a-Meal; Guess Right

Triple Web App Revival: Keep Track; Pick-a-Meal; Guess Right I develop web apps for continual daily training and as a way to stay productive---and because they can sometimes produce fun and useful tools to use in life. Sadly, two of those utilities, and one of my games took to the sidelines last year. Fortunately, however, I was finally able to devote some time to getting them all up and running once again.

Tech Details: tl;dr---The PHP EOL crept up on me, and in upgrading PHP, I also had to upgrade Laravel, which I knew was going to take some time (turned out two weeks' worth, but could've been worse). Unfortunately I don't recall much about all the controllers I wrote, and I likely understand less about traits and middleware than ever before. But alas, I am not a Laravel Developer; I know enough to get my apps working (usually).

It was a delight to see all three sites spin back up---the blue on KeepTrack was beautiful; the coffee cup on Pick-a-Meal gorgeous; and the dep…

Solve for 'x' with the Equation Calculator

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The "Equation Calculator" is the best "solve for x" calculator I've come across: ... and it takes full URL calculations complete with step-by-step solutions. (#Symbolab; #Eqsquest)  — Keith D Commiskey (@kdcinfo) October 17, 2019 Although learning the Solver on a TI-83 or -84 is just as helpful (especially being that's allowed during tests).
For the Solver, where (x-25000) * 0.05 = 0.25x
... just let Solver's 0= (x-25000) * 0.05 - 0.25x