Sunday, December 9, 2012

Jet Kerosene and Crude Oil

Data is from the annual nominal data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Academic Affairs

Five types of questions one might be expected to answer during an interview for the position of Associate Dean of Academic Affairs:

1.  Leadership Style
2. Student Issues
3. Supervisory Experience
4. Master Planning
5. Evaluation of Faculty and Staff

Sunday, May 6, 2012

How to Add Users Remotely to a phpBB 3 forum with PHP


define('IN_PHPBB', true);

$phpEx = substr(strrchr(__FILE__, '.'), 1);

require($phpbb_root_path ."common.". $phpEx);

// Contains the user_add function

//still nedd to validate user name and strip non chars.

$username = "IamTesting";
$email_address = "";
$password = "sUperSeCURE92E#$";
$registration_time = time();
$group_id = 2;

$user_row = array(
    'username'              => $username,
    'user_password'         => phpbb_hash($password),
    'user_email'            => $email_address,
    'group_id'              => (int) $group_id,
    'user_regdate'          => $registration_time,
    'user_type'             => '0',

//uncomment the following line to display the array

// all the information has been compiled, add the user
// tables affected include: users table, 

// profile_fields_data table, groups table, and config table.

$user_id = user_add($user_row);


Website Reboot 2012

Making plans to add some new projects this year.  And here's a preview of the new look.