Reflections of a Domino’s Delivery Driver

Right upfront I would be remiss if I didn’t say that I do enjoy this job despite everything below.  Except for the hours, it’s an easy gig that pays quite well.

About the pay:
I get minimum wage. In my state, that’s about $10.50/hour. Well, that’s my base pay.  I also work for tips.  In the current economic environment, tips are about $3.50 per delivery.  So if I can manage 3 deliveries/hour, that’s usually an additional $12.  Making my take home around $20/hour.
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Calendar file generation

I had a need to create ics files for a PHP project I was working on. I found a existing class that had most of what I needed and it was simple to modify it for the additional features I needed.

Giving credit where it is due: ICS.php (

Then I discovered that I had more than an occasional need to generate ics files outside of that project, so I decided to deploy a web service that I could call and a form that utilized that service.
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WordPress behind IIS SSL proxy

Long title, but what it boils down to is how to run a WordPress site on a Linux box behind a Windows server running IIS acting as a reverse proxy with a Let’s Encrypt certificate.

Linux host:
OpenSuse Leap 42.3, Apache, PHP 5.5.14, MariaDB 10.2.15, WordPress 4.9.5

Windows server:
Server 2008 R2, IIS 7.5
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