2011 Goal Update (January)

This is my first monthly report on how I’m doing with my goals for 2011: Read the Book of Mormon again. This is going well. I’m using my Standard Works webpage to get emails that keep me on track with my studying. Earn as much from my side business as I do from my day job. January has been an awful month for my revenue. Looking at my historic earnings, this is pretty normal for me...

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PHP’s [Lack of] Floating Point Precision

If you do a lot of programming in PHP, it is important to know that the way PHP handles floating points (like 1.0) has a few “gotchas” that you need to be on the look out for. In most cases, these issues won’t cause any major problems, but if you have a large invoicing or payment system that does hundreds or thousands of calculations, they could cause some serious issues. For...

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2011 Goals

It is a new year and time for new goals. There is a quote from Thomas S. Monson that I’ve always loved: When performance is measured, performance improves. When performance is measured and reported, the rate of improvement accelerates. I strongly believe in that statement, and so I’m going to start this year with several specific goals and keep track of my progress throughout the...

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