Brad Payne Blog

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PressBooks

On the 15th and 29th of April, 2014 I presented, with Clint Lalonde, some of the modifications that I’ve made to PressBooks and PressBooks Textbook: Before I talk about the specific modifications that I...

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Migrating from RHEL 5.x to 6.x

Since Redhat doesn’t provide an upgrade path from 5.x to 6.x, it requires creating a new instance and porting everything over. Unlike how a sys admin might feel, configuring servers from scratch is not...

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OwnCloud

Trusting ‘the cloud’ with personal information doesn’t sit well with me either. Impacts to privacy and the all-too-frequent reports of breaches [1][2][3]… with cloud services speak to exercising caution rather than embracing a big,...

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LimeSurvey API

While I can’t say anything nice about LimeSurvey’s user interface, it does have a decent API. When I was searching for open source survey software the API was what made the decision to go...

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Rsync and Cron

I was approached to build a web application that extracts student applications from a database and sends the results over to another server in a .csv file at regular intervals. I needed to build...