Add Notepad To Your SendTo Menu

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to add Notepad to the Windows “Send To” menu. What I’ve always found useful since I started using Windows is to add Notepad to the “Send To” menu, which is available when you right click on any file in Windows. This means that if you come across a … Read more

Nest Cam Indoor Review

Users of Google’s Nest Cam Indoor rave about its fantastic image quality, excellent night vision and easy to use app. The downside is the cost – both upfront and to subscribe to its cloud storage service, Nest Aware. 5 reasons to buy Excellent video quality from its 1080p camera. Night vision is also excellent – … Read more

Dynamically Add Text to Image in PHP

This tutorial will tell you how to dynamically write text to an image in PHP. This is fairly simple, so it will just be the first step in a series of tutorials dealing with images in PHP. The image functions require the GD library to be installed. Adding text to a blank dynamically generated image … Read more

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Generate a Month Calendar in PHP

This article shows you how to display a calendar for a given month, mainly using PHP’s date() function. The date() function The date() function displays the date in your desired format, at a given time. It works by accepting one or two parameters, the first is a string with the format, the letters in the … Read more

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Logitech Circle 2 – Review

The Logitech Circle 2 is a weatherproof, full HD home monitoring camera. We’ve summarised the views of experts and users to help you decide if it’s right for you. 4 reasons to buy the Logitech Circle 2 Full HD recording from its 1080p camera. Two way audio allows you to speak via the camera. Features … Read more

How to use MAXIFS in Excel

MAXIFS is a function in Excel that allows you to find the maximum value in a range that meets specific criteria. It’s an extremely useful function when dealing with large sets of data, as it allows you to quickly and easily identify the highest value that meets certain conditions. This is similar to MINIFS which … Read more

Display the Weekday as Text in Excel

I often want to know what day of the week a date is. The obvious choice in Excel is the WEEKDAY() function for this; however it only returns an integer. For example, the formula: =WEEKDAY(“01/02/2009”) returns 1 (which represents Sunday). In this article, I’ll describe the various ways which you can display the weekday as … Read more

Raise a Number to a Power in PHP

You might need to raise a number to the power of another (the exponent) in a PHP script, for example \(2^3=2×2×2\) (sometimes written \(2^3\)), or in general \(x^n\). This may also be used with negative powers where \(x^{−n}=\frac{1}{x^n}\). Of course, you’d probably want to do this for more complicated examples! There are two ways to … Read more

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Experiences of Moving from Movable Type to WordPress

Introduction Note: this post was originally written in January 2006 and is unlikely to reflect the current process. Until recently, I’d been using Movable Type to operate a music news website, however I’d installed WordPress 2.0 elsewhere and had it impressed me with how pleasant and satisfying it is to use. What also impressed me … Read more

Set Read Only Recommended in Excel

In this guide, we’ll explain how to set read only recommended in Excel. That means that whenever someone opens it, Excel will suggest they open it as read only. While setting read only recommended can prevent accidental modifications, users can still choose not to open as read only, so we’ll also cover adding passwords to … Read more