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site news archive

June 15, 2015

Fixed a bug in the mantra summary that did not set the 'returnto' correctly

July 1, 2015

working on sophia (blog/forum)

June 29, 2015

  • Fixed several bugs in the software repo that would allow any file, even if hidden, to be downloaded/viewed.
  • Fixed a bug in displayerrorpage() that was not correctly setting the http result code. That meant that for an error that was supposed to be a 403, a 200 was returned. a comment on regarding the http_response_code function was the major inspiration behind this fix.

May 6, 2015

  • added use of the "transition" css3 property to the "A" tags on by adding a few lines to zoidweb2.css.
  • hacked a glitch in the digital clock when using chrome. The hack was to use a ":" and a "!" instead of using  

March 25, 2015

  • updated Achilles with a new link plus a couple of notes.

December, 2014

  • new feature: added light use of Font Awesome
  • new page: moneyday, a script to calculate the next disbursement date for social security recipients
  • bug fix: last login date is now properly handled. getlastlogin() and setlastlogin() have been added to the engine.

September, 2014

  • new page: jamhacks which is a portfolio of sorts inspired by jwzhacks
  • new feature: change password
  • enhancement: broken links on Vulcan are now sorted to the bottom (new links blurb, links on teos, etc)
  • enhancement: to accomodate mobile platforms, entering a handle into the login form is case insensitive

August, 2014

  • new project: Achilles is a project which studies the amount of monosodium glutamate (MSG) in the typical American diet and what effects, if any, it has on the body.
  • enhancement: to save processor power, digital clock is disabled when the site's tab is hidden
  • enhancement: clock uses non-standard font ("digital 7")

July, 2014

  • new feature: sticky topbar inspired by
  • new feature: digital clock with flashing colon

May, 2014

March, 2014

bbsengine now uses "schemas" which have been a feature in Postgresql for a while.

October, 2013

  • After being down for about a year, I am slowly restoring including the user database.