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IP04 and Me

For years, I've played with my 4-port embedded-linux Asterisk PBX (the IP04 from rowetel.com). Now, I've finally decided to move it out of the toychest and into real use.

System Management: 

Creating PDF files in PHP

I needed to create and download a PDF file from my PHP recipe file application. After looking into several alternatives, I settled on the FPDF library from fpdf.org.


myRecipeFile: The Continueing Story

Development of myRecipeFile progresses slowly ever onward. I've fleshed out more of the v1 features and can share my progress.


How Bad is BadUSB?

A friend has asked me, as his technical "guru", how bad BadUSB is. Now, I'm not an expert on these things, so I had to do a little research.

IP04 Adventures - Ongoing

For a long while, I had put aside my IP04 to concentrate on other things. Recently, I resumed my explorations of the IP04 device, still with the long-term notion of using it as a home PBX.

I'm glad for the extended absence; it allowed me to reconsider my approach, and (when I resumed playing with the IP04) do some things that I had previously found impossible to do.

myRecipeFile - More screenshots

Development of my web-based PHP/MySQL recipe management application ("myRecipeFile") has progressed, albeit slowly. Summer activities have taken much of my time, leaving only bits and pieces to spend on the development effort. But, develop I have, and here are the results so far.



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