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2009 Jun 12
SSH Auto-mount Network Share
by Timothy McKeown 3 comments

Tired of your upload clients? Well here's a method that's fast and easy to use.

2009 May 29
MySQL University: Boosting Performance With MySQL 5.1 Partitioning
by Michał Jarosz 0 comments

Data Charmer lectures about MySQL's new feature

2009 May 28
or die() must die
by Daniel 18 comments

Appending or die() to PHP statements is a commonplace technique. However, this type of error handling is very bad practice. This post explains why you shouldn't use it, and what you could do instead.

2009 May 23
poMMo - painless mass mailing
by Michał Jarosz 2 comments

After trying out several tools for managing mass mailing I might have finally found one that works.

2009 May 1
Zend Framework 1.8 released
by Michał Jarosz 0 comments

Major highlights in this version are tools for Rapid Application Development and Cloud Computing

2009 Apr 25
Too much information about the MySQL TIMESTAMP
by gizmola 0 comments

Everything you need to know about MySQL Timestamps, and probably some things you didn't want to know.

2009 Apr 20
Atlassian offering licenses to Confluence and Jira for $5
by gizmola 0 comments

Atlassian has made a name for itself with its java based opensource development tools. Confluence (an Intranet Wiki tool) and Jira (a bug tracker) are two of the companies Flagship products. Calling this their "Atlassian Stimulus Project", they are offering 5 user licenses for $5 each, and donating the proceeds to "Room to Read".

2009 Apr 9
Microsoft Q&A: Running PHP on Windows Server 2008
by Daniel 0 comments

Microsoft has been recently engaging in a number of open source projects. They have been working on enhancing performance, security and stability of PHP applications on Windows Server platforms.

2009 Mar 16
MySQL University: How to Use Charsets and Collations Properly
by Michał Jarosz 1 comment

Confused with MySQL's charsets and collations? This week's MySQL University session is for you.

2009 Mar 14
Testing legacy versions of Internet Explorer
by Daniel 3 comments

Internet Explorer frequently causes problems for web designers and developers. In this post I will discuss some of the things you can do to test the old versions of Internet Explorer.