Ste Griffiths

Living the way of Jesus, writing code, and loving my community.

Hi, I’m SteGriff! I’m married to Helen, I write code for Paymentshield (and my own enjoyment), and I’m trying to take after Jesus Christ (but still working on it).

Life is always changing, so you can find my latest status on my /now page.

I write fairly technical notes on my blog, and more longform on

Recent blog posts:

Array Methods in LINQ, JS, and PHP

Array methods and lambdas! JavaScript has had them since ECMAScript 2015. DotNet has them in the form of LINQ, and PHP has had some variety since PHP 4.0.5(!) I know them by their LINQ names and forget what they’re called elsewhere. This is my little memory extension. LINQ JavaScript PHP...

Changing the timezone on Azure App Services

For my future self: You really can’t fix Azure App Service timezone through web.config. When has web.config ever let you run an application in a different timezone than the host machine?? You dummy. Azure App Services run in UTC time. This means that for the half of the year, they...

Node Sass Release Download Not Found

I had a problem with installing and running the build task for our Vue project on my new machine. When running npm install, I had this error: $ npm i > node-sass@4.10.0 install C:\TFS\Intermediary\ST3\Src\PSL.Intermediary.WWW\resources\js\Vue\node_modules\node-sass > node scripts/install.js Downloading binary from Cannot download "": HTTP error 404 Not Found As...