Monthly Archives: October 2011

Significant Times of the Day

Important times to watch out for

For those who cannot see images:

Significant times of the day

4:04 – Time is not found.
5:00 – Time is Broken.
4:03 – The forbidden time.
3:03 – The time for seeing others.
4:09 – Time of Confrontation
4:10 – Time of Disappearance
3:02 – Time of Finding
2:02 – Time of Willful Procrastination

Don’t quite get it? Read up on HTTP error codes.

Significant Times of the Day printable PDF

Significant Times of the Day source SVG (The fonts used are available on Font Squirrel.)

Zombinanza 2 now in progress

It was mentioned that a sequel to Zombinanza has long been missing, and as a consequence Zombinanza 2 shall be attempted to be started to be made. Harass me if it doesn’t.

PHP: Get zipcode for an Address

I needed a small php function that could take an address (which lacked a zip code) and fetch a best guess postal code for it. I had a database full of addresses with city and state, but no zip code. Thankfully, if you have enough information in your address to locate it with the Google maps geocoding service, you have enough information to get the zip code. If not the correct zip code, it should pull one that’s relatively close assuming you’ve specified the correct city and state in your address.

This is possible because the geocoding service will return matches with full address data available. If we assume that the first match is most likely the correct match, we can just extract it’s postal code. I’ve only tested this with US addresses, but it may work in other countries where Google can geocode an address.

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