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Andrew McCombe
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Attended Cannock Chase High School
Lived in Staffordshire, UK
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Find ZSH to be the best shell out there.  Here's some useful plugins.
Oh-My-Zsh describes itself as a *'community driven framework for managing your zsh configuration'* and comes with lots of zsh plugins (189 currently) but none are enabled by default. Some zsh plugins are tailored for your specific operating system whilst others are aimed at helping improve developers workflow. Wether you're using Ruby, Python, PHP or Javascript as your main language or you're a systems administrator, there will be a plugin to hel...
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A great piece by +Phil Wylie .  Performance and security are rapidly becoming the key factor when ranking on Google.
For a long time Google have advised the web community that site speed is taken into account as a ranking…
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Review of the Staffs Web Meetup I attended last week.
Be Sociable, Share! TweetOn Thursday night I attended the Staffs Web Meetup, a monthly event aimed at providing an informal environment for people involved in all aspects of the web industry to meet up. The event is sponsored by Campaign Monitor, Connect Group and iWeb, and held at the Bean Encounter in Stafford. February’s meet-up …
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Check out French Connection Photography.  If you're getting married, you need this man.
Ian France is a Wedding Photographer in Staffordshire. Creative Wedding Photography for Cannock, Stafford, Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield, Rugeley.
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I recently had to do some maintenance on an old website that uses the Script.aculo.us libraries.  Couldn't find an example online of how to use the callback functionality of the Autocomplete, so I thought I'd blog it for posterity.
An example on how to use the scriptaculous ajax autocomplete callback example to add additional parameters to the Ajax call.
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I remember this being on 'Behind the Beat' on BBC2 at 6pm, along with the LL concert.  Love the alternative version of 'Terminator X to the edge of panic'.
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My PHP Journey so far..
On 8th June 1995, Rasmus Lerdorf announced the release of Personal Home Page Tools Version 1.0. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, Ben Ramsey has asked the PHP community to share their PHP experiences and share them on Twitter using the hashtag #20yearsofphp. Here's my story.
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I think this vid is missing #1: Injection.
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Blogged: "you may need to re-run your boot loader[grub]" http://goo.gl/CjDCm0
After updating an Ubuntu server I occasionally see the message `you may need to re-run your boot loader` after updating the kernel.
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Reigning champion Colin Turkington and vice-champion Jason Plato will spearhead a formidable line-up for Team BMR in the 2015 BTCC, in a huge double-coup...
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Streetsounds Electro/Hip-Hop 17
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Sysadmin/DevOps/Website Performance Engineer/Developer
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  • iWeb Solutions Ltd
    Systems Administrator / Web Developer, 2010 - present
  • iWeb Solutions Ltd
    Web Developer, 2003 - 2010
  • Instant Print
    Print & Design Operative, 1995 - 2003
  • The Lawnmower Hospital
    Shop Manager, 1993 - 1995
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Staffordshire, UK
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Over 14 years experience with internet technologies. Strong skills in PHP/Apache/MySQL/Linux systems.  Developing websites and system administration. Sometimes with Agile methods.

Husband and Father.
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Remembers a time before the WorldWideWeb
Education
  • Cannock Chase High School
    1983 - 1988
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August 26
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Married
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Euperia