Brand spanking new preview of Windows 8

Jul 20th, 2011 | By

Windows 8 is being touted as a serious game changer and for Microsoft this definitely looks to be true.  For Microsoft.  this isn’t a game changer in terms of UI innovation it just seems to be an attempt to catch up to Steve Jobs and the innovations Apple’s made in UI, which no doubt was
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Openx Hell – Upgrading to 2.8.7

Jun 3rd, 2011 | By

So I was finally forced to upgraded to 2.8.7 when my previous install was hacked thanks to a security vulnerability in 2.8.2.  I knew there was a reason I was holding off on this because when I cleaned out the hack and upgraded I was greeted with an infinite look between admin/index.php and admin/install.php.   Solving
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Drupal Nightmare #1: Imagecache not generating thumbs

May 11th, 2011 | By

Holy good god almight this was a nightmare, the biggest problem i’ve had with drupal to date, a 13 hour marathon just to figure this beast out.. ugh.. So if you’re having troubles with Imagecache not properly generating thumbnails for you, it keeps on referring to directories like files/imagecache/presetName/ that dont’ exist then you might
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Problems with Drupal Video Module

May 9th, 2011 | By

Well we just started uploading videos to a new Drupal installation and I was greeted by lovely 200 error messages that went something like this: 200 Stream not found, NetStream.Play.StreamNotFound, clip: I started doing a little investigating and noticed that when I went to my video admin transcoder setting page I was greeted by a
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How to do a global search and replace within a DB across all Tables

Apr 19th, 2011 | By

As part of my take over the world campaign I’ve run into the need to automatically do a global Search and replace within a Mysql Database covering all tables.  For this you need a little php magic and luckily enough I found just that magic right here. I’ll save you the looking up time and
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Is mogrify -crop creating a bunch of extra files for you?

Mar 26th, 2011 | By

So here you are minding your own businesses, trying to crop some images when mogrify decides to be a wise-guy and spit out a bunch of extra files.  You’re running a command like mogrify -crop 40×40 image.jpg and instead of the end result being a 40×40 image.jpg you have image-0.jpg and image-1.jpg with -0 being
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Not all Javascript popup boxes are created equal

Mar 21st, 2011 | By

I was implementing a feature onto one of my networks today and needed to use a javascript popup box to bring up a booking table.  You know those cool boxes that darken the rest of the screen and popup a slick looking window?  Well I needed one and apparently they all such except the one
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Deleting Duplicate Posts in WordPress

Mar 15th, 2011 | By

I ran into a little problem today where one of the programs I wrote to create blog posts was creating duplicates during one step of the process.  I haven’t quite figured out why it’s doing it yet however in the meantime I have used it to create and import about 25,000 blog posts and the
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Importing 1000’s of posts, publishing 1000’s of drafts and mysql fun

Mar 10th, 2011 | By

Alright so for one of my side businesses I am using wordpress as a platform to create large directories for businesses to use to find other businesses.  It’s like a big ass yellow pages but for specific businesses.  Anyways part of the fun has been figuring out how to get 5000-6000 listings per city into
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Yellow Pages Scraping & Extracting Service Available

Feb 24th, 2011 | By

For anyone who needs CSV’s created out of Yellow Pages categories please feel free to contact me and I would be glad to quickly and cheaply create a complete CSV of any business in any city in North America. If you are unsure of what this service means let me give you an example.  Let’s
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