Tag Archives: Computing

Six Steps For Troubleshooting Instability, Crashes and Freezes In Lion

My primary home machine as of this writing is a 2008 model MacBook Pro, and every since I have upgraded it to MacOS X Lion, I’ve have had nothing but problems with it. I held of on upgrading until iOS … Continue reading

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How To Quickly Fix Common JRun / ColdFusion Startup Problems

If you’ve ever poked around with the various JRun XML configuration files in ColdFusion before, chances are you’ve ran across a time where you’ve not been able to get JRun to start properly. This is not an end all, be … Continue reading

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Have You Had JRun Connector Problems?

Steve has a few entries about the problems he’s having with JRun connectors, and admittedly they’ve been quite a thorn for me for quite some time. I’ve pretty much narrowed the problem down to them being problems with connecting to … Continue reading

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ORM: The Vietnam of Computer Science?

Though I have a different focus at the moment, something I keep in the back of my head is DAO and ORM material as I’ll eventually be embarking on a very data heavy project. Without getting into specifics, it would … Continue reading

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How To Use Control Alt Delete in Remote Desktop

I finally figured one of lifes paradoxes– how to use CTRL + ALT + DELETE while using Windows Remote Desktop / Terminal Services in windowed mode (not full-screen). Use CTRL + ALT + END. It’s that simple! Please leave a … Continue reading

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Django Featured on IBM developerWorks

I’ve been playing around with Django quite a bit at home over the past couple of weeks and saw that IBM developerWorks just published the first in a series of articles about Python web frameworks titled “Develop for the Web … Continue reading

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FreeBSD Ports: What Happened to mod_php5?

I’m recompiling PHP5 on my server to add PostgreSQL support, and couldn’t figure-out why all of the various mod_php* ports had disappeared from the ports/www. Turns out you need to enable PHP to do its own Apache support now. To … Continue reading

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Setting Up Windows XP Professional As A VPN Server

Hmm, this is something I need to try out when I have some more free time: In this article, I’ll explain how to configure a Windows XP Professional computer to accept incoming VPN connections and discuss some tips on improving … Continue reading

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What IT Managers Can Learn from Developers

I came across a fairly succinct article about what IT managers can learn from software developers which is a good read if you find yourself in a chaotic environment with no issue tracking, documentation, etc. There are various practices associated … Continue reading

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Hacking Apache HTTPD Server at Yahoo!

Michal J. Radwin of Yahoo! gave a presentation at the recent ApacheCon 2005 about their own internal version of Apache HTTPD Server called yapache, and the various hacks and configuration issues which they’ve worked through over the years. Since 1996, … Continue reading

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