Tag: Tools

Automatically Clearing the Clipboard in MacOS Monterey

Your clipboard contains a lot of sensitive info – passwords from password managers being the most obvious. Any app or website can read from the clipboard, so having this data just hanging around is a bit of a problem – a password could be read by some unintended app...

My First Laravel Package – laravel-session-ignore

I’ve published my first Laravel package. It’s simple, but useful. My Laravel databases have been getting far too large, a result of 1) Long session lifetimes and 2) Sessions being created periodically by various bots and uptime monitors. This middleware solves this by allowing you to specify a list...

MacOS Cheat Sheet for Windows Users

I’ve had a few friends and family members moving from Windows to Mac in the last few months, so I’ve put together a quick single-page cheat sheet showing where to find everything. It’s a bit rough at the moment, improvements will be made based on user feedback, but it...

lastphp Database Summary / Activity tool

lastphp is a simple tool for getting summaries of database columns from different databases and displaying them on a webpage. It’s intended use is to view the current user count / last post time across a number of online services via their SQL databases. This makes it easy to...

blicense – nodejs-license-file + express + stripe

I’m slowly getting around to making some of my projects available for purchase directly and needed a way to charge customers for them, and provide a licence key on successful payment. blicense is my solution for that, and I’m making it available for free. See the full details at...

Brad’s Lab Helper

I’m making available a constantly in-progress excel toolkit which was created for, and is used by, a UK university department to assist with processing the large amounts of data output by their spectrometry machines. This toolkit is updated periodically as additional needs arise. If you have found this page...

More Custom Reports in KoalaBrain Using Excel and VBA

Following my previous article on creating custom reports for KoalaBrain EPOS in Excel using VBA script, a client requested some additional reports. I’m including them here as additional examples of what can be done with KoalaBrain VBA reporting. This report pulls sale details for any uncategorized sale rows, and...

Creating Custom Reports in KoalaBrain using Excel and VBA

I created KoalaBrain in part due to a client with unique reporting requirements. Many business and finance types are proficient with Microsoft Excel, and scripting it in Visual Basic for Application, so it made sense to base custom reports around this. VBA Reports in KoalaBrain dumps sales and payment...

Download E-Record ATO Tax Software

DO NOT USE ERECORD FOR ANY PURPOSE OTHER THAN ACCESSING YOUR OLD TAX DATA – IT IS DECADE-OLD, UNSUPPORTED, OBSOLETE SOFTWARE THAT COULD STOP WORKING AT ANY TIME – INVEST IN A MODERN SOLUTION OR RISK LOSING YOUR WORK. CLICK HERE FOR THE CURRENT ATO ADVICE ON DIGITAL RECORD...