Tom Cannaerts

Tom Cannaerts

Hi there! My name is Tom. I'm a Linux System Administrator and PHP Developer. My job is to keep PHP websites running as smooth as possible. Being both on the 'dev' and 'ops' side gives me a broad skillset across the entire stack.

Building a track timing system for a Carrera Go slot car racing track.

Building a track timing system for a Carrera Go slot car racing track.

Intracto, the company that I work for, has been a Gold sponsor of PHPBenelux for a few years now. As a gold sponsor, you’re granted a sponsor booth in the sponsor area of the conference. To attract more attention, most sponsors offer some sort of contest/raffle where conference attendees can win a prize. The theme […]

Why you shouldn’t expose your git repository through your web server

Why you shouldn’t expose your git repository through your web server

Git is a widely used version control system and is an essential part of a lot of (semi)automatic deployment strategies. While it offers a lot of benefits, not setting up your deployments and server correctly can lead to your source code being publicly available through your web server. This can give an attacker useful information […]

Export Belgian Football matches to .ics

Export Belgian Football matches to .ics

Not going too much into technical detail, but as I developer I was didn’t feel like spending 1 hour entering the matches of my 2 sons’ football competitions manually in our shared calendar. So as any sensible developer would do, I spentĀ a few evenings putting together something that would take the data of the official […]