This blog is where I will post about the software, the progress, ideas for new programs, software updates, and home page updates. Only the most important posts are included.

Element to handle redirects from a website

I created an element for redirects to external elements of the type of web pages. The current version of the admin system is v.2.297. I added a redirection element under the name: links. I placed it in the international section so that regardless of the defined language of the new element, it can be [...]

Plans for next year 2024

I have planned all sorts of work to release new versions of the software, as well as to create a service in which I will be able to track links from the Web to the pages of other libraries included in my programs. This will be a service that will redirect links and at the time count the number of tr [...]

Adding new photos from the construction of the bus station in Zabrze (Hindenburg)

Construction of the new bus square is underway. Inside you can already see the stops from where the buses will depart, there is also a stop available where all the people whose bus ends its route here will get off. On the upper platform there will be space for long-distance buses (PKS), so it will b [...]

I have added a security certificate for the website

Browsing the site is now secured through a security certificate. I obtained this certificate from the Let's Encrypt organization. They offer their customers a free certificate which you need to create an account to obtain. Then using the Certbot program on your own account with the hosting compa [...]

New site prepared for the transition to PHP version 8

I prepared a new site, which, due to the entry into the use of PHP version 8, had to be written in software that supports this language in that version. I based the site on the CodeIgniter framework version 4. The site is currently very popular as can be seen from my server statistics. Currently [...]

Yesterday was Labor Day and for me it was also Labor Day

Yesterday being Labor Day which is celebrated by people on both the left and the right. This celebration reminds us that we can be proud of ourselves by doing even the most humiliating activity as work. As long as it is needed by humanity such a person should be respected! For my part, unfortunatel [...]

My computer has been going crazy with software updates lately.

First Kaspersky made me reboot my computer. Then I rebooted three times because of vulnerabilities Microsoft found in my system. Then a new printer driver - which caused me to reboot again. Yesterday Kaspersky asked me again, and today Microsoft asked me again. The war between Russia and Ukraine see [...]

Creating a book on C# and "windowed" applications

I'm ripe for writing a book on developing "windowed" applications using Visual Studio and the C# language, which will be the backbone of programming in the coming years. With the addition of the .NET platform (not to be confused with the .NET Framework), you will be able to write a single applicatio [...]

Improvements added to website in January 2022

phpBlueDragon website enriched with features such as: uploading a version of the site based on the new framework, adding a translation file to the Polish and English version on the server, copying the file with the translation of the Polish version to the English version, adding new phrases that req [...]

Migration to PHP 7 is now complete

I'm pleased to announce that all websites have been migrated to the new PHP version. It may seem like a no-brainer for some, but for me it was quite a challenge because of the framework I was using. I had to learn how CodeIgniter 4 works and rewrite all the pages using it. The applications I wrote [...]