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    Pros and Cons of DYI Home Hair Colour

    Having not seen my natural hair colour since I was 16 I can probably safely declare myself a professional hair colour chang-ist (or one afflicted with obsessive-compulsive hair colour abandonment disorder, whichever one matches your world outlook). I have had a fairly wide range of colours to my cheveux – …

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    (The New) Learning Curve

    Having had to learn a whole bunch of new frameworks and other libraries recently it occurred to me that in reality learning curves for adults are nothing like those nice curves we’re used to seeing and I’ve come with a bit of a less ‘curvy’ graph just because I felt I had …

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WordPress and Stored Procedures

Those of us who despise having MySql (or any other SQL) queries with multi-level (and other ugly variations) of sub-queries in DB interaction code go to some lengths to optimize the said interactions. Occasionally, a stored procedure is the better of available options to achieve an optimal result (see a …

LearningCurve

(The New) Learning Curve

Having had to learn a whole bunch of new frameworks and other libraries recently it occurred to me that in reality learning …