Find largest file in your WordPress uploads folder

Find largest file in your WordPress uploads folder
If you run your own WordPress Site or host a clients WP site, its good to keep an eye on disk space, to avoid running out of space at the most inopportune time. One of the main causes of running out of  disk space is when you upload large media files , and over time, ...

Easiest way to improve your swimming using video GoPro or (smartphone) of yourself

Easiest way to improve your swimming using  video GoPro or (smartphone) of yourself
One of the best ideas I had when I began my swim training and improving my freestyle, was recording video of my swims during  my pool sessions. This was an indispensable training tool, since it allowed me to see from a third person view what I was doing, it is the fastest way to improve your ...

Review Ford Fusion ( Mondeo) Android Car Radio infotainment with Navigation 2

Review Ford Fusion ( Mondeo)  Android Car Radio infotainment with Navigation
2014 Ford Fusion car Android radio upgrade…   Having purchased my 2014 Ford Fusion , I quickly realized that the crappy stock Ford Sync (powered by Microsoft== “Microcrap“) was not going to cut it. The stock radio Ford Sync leaves a lot to be desired, overzealous use of buttons, dated voice recognition via Sync, dated ...

Staten Island Triathlon/Duoathlon 2019 1

Staten Island Triathlon/Duoathlon 2019
Here’s  my Staten Island Triathlon 2019 video recap. A group of friends and I took part in the 11th annual race, held at Midland Beach in Staten Island NY,. This is a local tri/duoathlon , it’s a near perfect beginners race, because of the closed road to traffic, shallow bay swim and flat run course. ...

2019 Wyckoff Triathlon video recap

2019 Wyckoff Triathlon video recap
Here’s  my Wyckoff/Franklin lakes Triathlon 2019 video recap. Rather than a race report blog here’s another video recap.  In brief, bike course was short 1 mile this year (At the turn around) , my performance was slower, as usual I’m disappointed with my performance on the run.  Check out the video below to see how ...

web page hot reload in plain JavaScript + Apache & PHP 4

web page hot reload in plain JavaScript + Apache & PHP
Hot re-loading, that is automatically updating the web page, when its content changes on the server, into the browser is a convenient developer aid for modern tooling like, webpack, AngularJS, ReactJS, VueJS etc.  I created   super simple  way  by just adding one JavaScript include at the bottom of your file and it works with a ...

simple tutorial demo of Javascript Server Sent Events SSE (EventSource) 3

simple tutorial demo of Javascript Server Sent Events SSE (EventSource)
This  easy to follow tutorial will show you how to stream server data  (sometimes called SSE’s, Server Sent Events) , in real-time to your browser. Using  Javascript’s EventSource API  interface we can seamlessly update and display on a web page real-time  server-sent data  all without the complexities of setting up a web socket server. There’s ...

my Retirement calculator – can you retire now? 2

my Retirement calculator - can you retire now?
I decided to create a modern, easy to use and practical on-line retirement calculator, and I open-sourced it too!  There are ton’s of these available all over the internet, but none really quite had enough details or the specific details I wanted to make them useful.  So I approached this  retirement calculator from the FIRE ...

Top 10 incredibly useful Javascript / Jquery code snippets 2

Top 10 incredibly useful Javascript  / Jquery  code snippets
Here’s my list of 10 useful  JavaScript &  some Jquery code snippets.  The  code snippets below are pretty useful and find myself reusing them again and again in all sorts of situations.  I have created full-page examples of these snippets, go grab them over at my Javascript Github Repo  Note: For the examples the use ...