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Add SSL to Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

20. September 2008

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To add SSL to your OS X testing server, you need to configure mod_ssl. Open Terminal and type the following commands: * sudo -s * cd /etc/httpd * mkdir ssl * chmod 700 ssl * cd ssl * gzip -c –best /var/log/system.log > random.dat * openssl rand -rand file:random.dat 0 You now need an SSL […]

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Force redirect to SSL secure page

20. September 2008

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Here’s a php code snippet to force the page to https instead of http. You can use a self-signed SSL certificate on your OS X testing server. [sourcecode language=’php’] [/sourcecode]

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Photoshop history options

17. September 2008

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We’re not sure why this isn’t on by default. In Photoshop, go to the History palette, select the indicated area, and choose “History Options”. Then in the next screen, check “Allow Non-Linear History”. Deleting a “state” deletes that state and those that came after it. If you choose the Allow Non-Linear History option, deleting a […]

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Best deal we’ve found on Web Hosting

10. September 2008

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We’ve used lots of hosting companies, some good, some bad. We have learned that the real measure of a great hosting company comes down to the following: 1. Reliable Email service: it’s funny that you’d think that bandwidth or space or some web space feature would top our list, but we have learned that even […]

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Critical file backups

9. September 2008

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It’s sad to think about. You will only know how valuable something is until you lose it. I’m sure many of you have lost a file, or some data, or A LOT of data, like your whole hard drive. So we talk about backing up. But where do we backup? Not on the same drive […]

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Adding GD library for Mac OS X Leopard

9. September 2008

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“Unfortunately the Mac OS Leopard PHP build doesn’t bring GD library installed. There are many tutorials around the web telling how to patch the system so you can have it working but all are very complicated and require the installation of Xcode, etc, so you need some gigs of free HD space and a lot […]

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phpMyAdmin info

9. September 2008

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phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. Currently it can create and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields, manage privileges,export data into various formats and is available in 55 languages. Download phpMyAdmin from the site at: http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/index.php […]

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