Tesla Model 3 Review – Spoiler: It’s Awesome

Gas savings was towards the bottom of the list of reasons why I wanted to get a Model 3.  To be honest, the car was so cool otherwise, the only reason gas was factored in was to reduce the distaste feeling I get at the gas station. As it turns out, Gas Savings and the […]

Running Crons in Paralell – FAIL

Problem: We have dozens of clients who obtain pricing files (csv,xml,other) from distributors.  Clients have an average of 2.5 distributor files.  Each file has an average of 400,000 products.  The process to update pricing distributor for a single client can be run via the command line : run cron.php Running a single pricing update is […]

Ontario EV Rebate Forms

Vehicle Charging Rebates: 0177E_Guide 0177E Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle Incentive Program (EHVIP) 2096E_Guide 2096E

What was there? An algorithm for full self-driving object detection.

First, let me start by saying I am a graduate in Computer Science and have been a PHP/MySQL developer for 12 years. I have not read or researched self-driving algorithms before. This algorithm is just an idea of how I would approach the problem of detecting objects of concern in a scene. In development, we […]

Shopify’s Leaky Bucket Algorithm Blows

The leaky bucket, for those of you who don’t know, is the metaphor as to the rate at which a bucket that is leaking can fill up/remain full. For example, 40 litres go in the bucket. Then the bucket leaks at the rate of 2 litres per some unit of time. This example pertains to […]

Reasons why PHP is the best

Just read article: PHP is much better than you think Basically Easy to learn Features improve Security thightens Excellent community Wide adoption Great package management I agree.  It is great for getting shit done.  It has it’s place, is an excellent tool to use to get web backends done.

New Develevation Website

Back in 2010, I started a business called Develevation. Dev Elevation. The name, although hard to pronounce, and for some people to write on cheques, identifies the company as one who raises the bar of web development. The website from 2010 was focused on the keywords for “Kingston web development”. It was built for desktops. […]