Display all PHP Errors and Warnings

ctrl-ZVXWhen debugging PHP I find myself searching again and again for this little piece of code to display the PHP errors. So here it is for future reference…
If you wish to see all the PHP errors and warnings in your script, simply include the following bit of code:

ini_set(‘display_errors’, ‘1’);

Now, continue to beat your head against the keyboard while you hunt down that missing semicolon or closing parenthesis. Need help, contact My Brain.

Windows 10 Home Add local users disabled?

W10disketteIf you cannot add users to Windows 10, or if ‘Add someone else to this PC’ link in Settings app is not working, then this article will help you to fix that.

This article address a problem in which administrators can’t add new users to Windows. For adding new users or other family members to the system, you’ve to go Settings app > Accounts > Family and other users and then click Add someone else to this PC link. However, we’ve found that many administrators got this link not working. According to them, when they click the link, nothing happens. It’s disabled.

The cause behind this problem may be miscellaneous, depending upon your system usage and availability of crucial factors such as network, dependency services etc. If you’re also victim of this issue, you can try out the ways mentioned below to overcome this.

FIX : Cannot Add Users To Windows 10 – Using NETPLWIZ

1. Press Windows Key + R and put netplwiz in Run dialog box. Click OK or hit Enter key.

2. In the User Accounts window so appeared, click Add button.

3. Then in next screen, type the Microsoft account email address of the person – whom you want to add. The account created by this way will be Microsoft account. So if you want to add new user with Local account, click Sign in without a Microsoft account (not recommended) link.

4. In the next screen, click Local account. If your decision is changed after reading benefits of Microsoft account, you can opt for Microsoft account.

5. Finally, on the next screen as per what you’ve chosen above, you can add the user to the machine by providing required details.

Note by My Brain: to add another user, close the netplwiz completely and start again from 1.

SOURCE: here

Phonegap Build changes

dislikeNice. The ever-developing world of IT… or, “how to create more work for each other”.

My Brain develops Apps using a framework called Phonegap. Quick development, easy coding, simple configuration. Until you need to update an exisiting app and you are suddenly faced with the changes that were implemented since the last build…
This time the App did not want to access the Internet anymore… at all! So, Google to the rescue, finding this document with some good clues. I needed #10, which starts out perfectly phrased: “This is sooo new and obnoxious, one can only have pitty on returning developers.” …

Being a developer you have to love puzzles!

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Are you on the National No Brain Picking list?

BrainAre you a consultant or a service provider? How many non-billable brain picking sessions did you sit through so far this year? Or, on the flip side, how many brains did you try to pick for free this year? I think we should start a National Do Not Brain Pick registry and I want to be on it.

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Self-Elevating App

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Yes: My Brain wrote a Self-Elevating App.

I have been writing a Windows Application (32-bit x86 executable) in Visual Studio 2010, that uses the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/AppName registry key to save some basic settings. After some strange accesss errors I figured out that you need administrative access to actually be able to do this. Continue reading Self-Elevating App