Archive for March, 2010

A priceless gem

A co-worker linked this to me today as a 'MUST HAVE JQUERY PLUGIN'. I totally agree.http://plugins.jquery.com/project/crash Subscribe in a reader...
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Is apt apting nasty?

Doing spring cleaning on our dev box today - apt has been starting to harp me about wanting to autoremove a lot of useful packages - including apt itself! Odd! I've learned a few new things today, that's for sure.So I went on a mission today to clean up everything...
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Command line musings: whiptail and dialog

A quick jaunt on cool command utils for 'command line ui' installations/prompts for those who are into that kind of stuff for configuration tools, etc;WhiptailWhiptail is a handy utility that allows you to create colorized command line dialogs that you see when configuring certain things such as postfix or zend...
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Take it to the next step

Very cool (albeit somehow hectic page) on pythian on a recent Rasmus session.There's a HUGE amount of information in this for people wanting to 'step to the next level' with web application development. You'll have to turn over some stones of your own and reapply some of this to you...
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On coining terms, AKA: OCT

Am I the only one who near refuses to accept the buzzphrases thrown around by marketers; I just found a new one today mentioned in a ZDNet article, called 'APT' - 'hip' marketers drop these phrases to make it seem like they have some sort of new invention. Pisses me...
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Time to be informed!

What would you do if you received a legitimate looking email from your hosting company asking you to OPEN an SMTP relay?That's apparently a new style of spam (to create more spam !) targeting administrators. I'm sure there's a handful of 'admins' who can get by and would more than...
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Cloud Computing and the 3rd Reich

Co-worker suggested this would be a good one to put up, I agree; and this clip never gets old! Subscribe in a reader...
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