Sam Winter

Interesting Topics in Software Development and Beyond

Time Waster Stopwatch (Ektron Edition)

Posted on January 11, 2018 by Sam

00:00:00.000

Start Reset

Note: Pressing the spacebar will also activate and deactivate the timer.

Measure the time wasted by waiting for an Ektron site to build, re-build, or do basically anything while you sit there and sweat.

Wow, thirty seconds already?

Two minutes? My how time flies when you're having fun!

Ten minutes have been squandered. How do you feel about that?

Thirty minutes... Here's a picture of a tea kettle that you can watch while you wait...
tea kettle

ONE WHOLE HOUR has gone by repeatedly waiting for the site to load. Perhaps it's time for a change in CMS? :) ektron login guy

Talker App

Posted on January 19, 2017 by Sam

I decided to make a new version of the talker appication that doesn’t depend on the Angular.js library. Here is the first draft!

See the Pen Talker by Sam Winter (@swinter) on CodePen.

Prevent PHP Malware Execution on Windows Server / IIS

Posted on November 14, 2015 by Sam

At work I am in the process of migrating a series of legacy WordPress sites from one Windows server to another.  During the course of this I discovered that some of the sites had become infected over the years with malware.  Wonderful!  I was able to remove the malicious code through a bunch of search […]