How to Check DNS Entries with PHP

Posted on Dec 10, 2013 By Philip Whitt


Often times, when managing domain names, theres a need to check and possibly compare A records programatically. This PHP script checks DNS of multiple domains and is easy to modify to fit your needs.

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Customizing Google Visualization Colors & Theme

Posted on Dec 03, 2013 By Philip Whitt


If you're using the Google Visualization API more than likely you're going to want to customize it's appearance for your app. Instead of using a color pallet and manually testing color combinations, I've made a simple tool that allows you to preview themes on some of the most popular graphs and charts.

Check it out here

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How to Write a Simple Google Closure Editor Plugin

Posted on Oct 23, 2013 By Philip Whitt

At times, writing apps that interface with Google Closure source code can be a bit cryptic. By default, the Editor that comes bundled with the Google Closure source is a bit lacking in features. Things like basic image plugins are missing - presumably due to some sort of backend server dependancies. So, if you plan to use the Google Closure Editor in your web app, you're going to need to write a few plugins.

If you aren't familiar with the Google Closure Editor, here is a brief overview.

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69th Anniversery of DDay

Posted on Jun 19, 2013 By Philip Whitt


This past summer the wife and I traveled to France for the 69th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy France. It was a very humbling experience to walk on Omaha & Utah beach and see the bunkers that the Germans built. We also had the honor of meeting several veterans that were attending. All across the Norman country side, the French were dressed as American G.I.s and paratroopers. Small villages like Sainte-mere-du-mont had American canvas tents, jeeps and tanks all over their town centers.

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Welcome to my new site!

Posted on May 26, 2013 By Philip Whitt

Hello world and welcome to my new site! I'll be working on this site for the next couple of weeks. Once I'm done it'll mainly be used to blog about tech related stuff. 

Stay tuned...

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