Category Archives: Tools

Guide And Best Practices For Subversion Branching

Since switching to Subversion for version control about two years ago at work, there have always been questions about best practices here and there which were certainly debatable. One of the last long discussions/e-mail threads we had about Subversion was … 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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Dell Inspiron E1505 Review

I recently opted to wait on switching to OSX for one more buying cycle for a variety of reasons and purchased a Dell Inspiron E1505. I’m really happy with my decision, and I’m actually quite surprised how much I use … Continue reading

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musikCube: A Suitable Winamp Replacement

I’m always on the search for a good Windows mp3 player which manages large collections as I currently have over 22,000 songs (which apparently is over 96 days of music), and I’ve finally found a player which I’ve switched to; … Continue reading

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How To Quickly Integrate Reactor into Coldspring

It took me a bit of digging around before I was able to find this information, so I thought it might be worth writing a quick post about. Doug recently updated the Reactor factory and provided an example of how … Continue reading

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SourceForge Enables Subversion Support For All Projects

As reported earlier, SourceForge has finally enabled Subversion support for all projects. Perhaps this is the proverbial kick I’ve needed to post a few very minor open source tools I’ve been working on in CF, Python, and Java somewhere in … Continue reading

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Free Software Tools for Computing & Automata Theory

Well, wouldn’t you know it, I’m currently in finals week for my Computing Theory class and I finally came across a list of tools to help with the class when looking for some CFG to CNF examples to make sure … 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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