I have yet to start using the popular package management system Homebrew (brew install postgres), so I was happy to find the simple, graphical Porticus package browser, written by a Richard Laing. Porticus is a Cocoa GUI for the MacPorts package manager A longer Linux Journal article has details. Oh, like journalism. I can’t find […]
Weaving at home Originally uploaded by olleolleolle This picture is now a part of a huge collection of images of looms. I just love the Internet for that.
When not using ack, my favorite search tool, you can still exclude SVN folders. Here is an example of me looking for a file: $ find . -not \( -name .svn -prune \) -name ‘EosController*’ ./web/models/controllers/EosController.php ./web/models/controllers/EosControllerTest.php This mode of expression might be better for your scripting needs.
Here is a list of very simple bugs to fix, to make PEAR better: Deprecation bugs for PEAR code. I fixed two. The list was a wee bit shorter when I reloaded its tab. How many of these bugs remain?
Many interesting web APIs require SSL, for instance Google’s GData API. This adds OpenSSL support to your MacPorts-installed PHP, so that you can use the “ssl” transport layer: sudo port install php5-openssl Done. Thanks, jmr_mp in the MacPorts IRC channel, for telling me about the existence of this short and neat patch-applying port, so that […]
So I went to a NoSQLSummer meeting yesterday night. Upon entering the deathly empty MINC complex, I thought “startups never sleep?”, but I found most of Neo’s staff in a cosy war-room called “Innovation Lab”. No coffee, but soda bottles. Copies of the paper were spread around the large table. We met. We hung out. […]
Tuesday Forsk yesterday, it was awesome. Just great. People were their normal selves, but everyone just had that extra edge of greatness that night. It begun with a minor planning meeting in one corner. Pragmatic. Anna F came by and planned her workshop. StG had worked on his Rbox project, and murmured “Do you want […]
A summer’s rainy morning in MalmÃ¶. I’ve just hopped off the morning train from Copenhagen, clutching a crumpled paper that I just finished. I got wind of it through the NoSQL Summer reading club’s MalmÃ¶ instance. On the way into the office, I saw my FOSS friend T, waiting for a car. Handing him the […]
Looking around for etching stuff. People with machines have a lack of taste. Explanation of what I want to do. Make signs, one for each engineer. I admire his technical skill Envious of these machines a Polish website on laminates have pictures. They mention Rowmark (“Great people, great plastic”. Amazing.) Do you have any thoughts […]