It was, surprisingly, not that bad. (So far. It’s not done yet.) Here’s a rundown of how it was done. Ask questions in the comments, because this will be brief.
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This article describes how to configure Apache to run a Slim Framework application using PHP-FPM, as a FastCGI application.
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If you get this error message during a test, it’s because jest isn’t making the network call. You need to make a mock for fetch(), replacing the network call with a fake.
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Several years ago, I wrote an article about this, and it was really a mess, but the PHP community understanding about autoloaders and namespaces was a lot worse than it is today. This article attempts to amend and supercede the original, and explain the magic.
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Over here in Los Angeles, and the Southwest in general, there are a lot of people from who have Mexican or Latin American heritage, and have Spanish surnames.
The challenge with these names is twofold.
Continue reading Heuristic Hispanic Surname Extraction with Regular Expressions