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Convert XLSX to CSV in PHP

For most basic programming requirements these days, we can usually find an available script that will do the trick. Every now and then a requirement pops up that takes a bit more than piecing together available open-source packages. After searching for available open-source packages to convert xlsx spreadsheets to csv format in a PHP Web application, I concluded the best approach would be to roll my own.

Rio Tesuque low-water-crossing panorama


When Santa Fe County built a crossing on the old Los Alamos Highway - now County Road 84 in Pojoaque - I documented some of the construction work. In one set of images, I rotated my camera and captured a panoramic view from the lowest part of the crossing.