I work with file paths a lot, since I email co-workers locations to stuff on our file servers. And even though I try to avoid it, sometimes it’s absolutely necessary to hard-code a file path into a program or script. In either of these cases, the quicker I can get the path to a file,… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Tech Tips
If you have migrated your WordPress blog from another blogging platform but the post slugs weren’t generated, you can my Generate Post Slugs Plugin to have the slugs generated from the post title. Why I Wrote This Plugin I wrote this plugin for use on this very blog because when I ported my custom blog… Read more »
The Fire has one thing that an iPad has never had: A comfortable price. I’m not the first person to posit this, but I think Amazon’s new Kindle Fire is going to be the first non-fruit tablet to succeed in the marketplace due the the “bang for the buck” factor. After playing with my Fire… Read more »
Well, folks, I have my Kindle Fire in hand. So far, I think it is more than worth its $200 price tag. I’ll be posting more about it later tonight after I’ve had more time to take it for a spin. One of the first things I wanted to know was could I load my… Read more »
I just downloaded iTunes 10.5 and tried to install it on my Windows 7 64 bit machine. What I got was an error message that said: There is a problem with this WIndows Installer package. A program required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel or package vendor. The… Read more »
In late April, my server got hacked. Most of my php files had code that looked like this placed at the top: eval(gzinflate(base64_decode(‘DZZFssRYokOX… long string of gzipped-base64-encoded php code); I’m not sure how the bad guys got in, but I changed all my passwords and updated all the software on the server. Then, like any… Read more »
The Browser Wars are alive and well. Who will win is anyone’s guess!
Trav posts how to re-install Apache 2 and Mysql as a service for a moved Zend Server CE directory.
Trav likes Macs and PCs. Modern computers are so great now, it’s hard to go wrong!
Trav knows how to right-click in Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 even if the right mouse button is broken, even on a keyboard without a right-click button!