Category Archives: webdev

OS X 10.7 (Lion) and MacPorts 2.0 upgrade

So I recently upgraded to the latest release of os x 10.7 (lion) and i have a few issues with lion itself … such as … Lion lion issues you can only burn a dvd BEFORE you install backward scrolling will take getting used to merge folders only works when copying not sure i prefer […]

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) upgrade problems

I’m seeing garbled display upon reboot at the login screen … also extremely high load averages when idle and logged in through ssh , display seems fine but sluggish using VNC … seems to be related to xorg and nvidia woes as usual …. why oh why can’t linux get this right finally? Also the […]

Google Chrome Frame and you

Ok so Google has this plug-in that just came out for IE called “Google Chrome Frame” … kinda silly name, i know. So WTF does it do and why is Google doing this? Obviously MS is not happy about it either. Basically its a plug-in for IE that lets sites opt into using chrome for […]

git + svn

git and svn make a pretty cool combo. its probably best to start with svn and then create a git to track it , but sometimes its more natural the other way around. suppose you start a small local project and want to track revs, git is perfect for this as there almost no setup […]

installing drizzle db on os x

UPDATE: these instruction might not be good to follow for now since even though it compiled and installed things are not happy at the moment. $ /opt/local/bin/client/drizzletest drizzletest: Could not open connection ‘default’ after 500 attempts: 21 drizzle_state_connect:could not connect not ok also there is better info here maybe … should have done more research […]

MacPorts gotchas: staging ncurses, running mysql5 – The Pug Automatic

More mac port upgrade gotchas … sudo port -fun upgrade outdated MacPorts gotchas: staging ncurses, running mysql5 – The Pug Automatic

new wordpress 2.6

already backed up and installed … check out the highlight reel more info .. .

macports subversion 1.5 ssh sasl problems

so svn 1.5 is finally out with all sorts of new features, most notably merge tracking and changesets or changelists as they call them. i had a bit of trouble getting this fully working so I’ll document a few of my findings below. using mac ports there was already a port available last Friday only […]

happy 3rd birthday microformats!

Celebrating 3rd Birthday – Raw Footage from Bruce Floyd on Vimeo.

LAMP (leopard, apache, mysql, php)

## Introduction instructions for setting up dynamic web server and services on mac os x (10.5, should be similar for 10.4) ## semi-quick semi-easy totally sweet setup (a wee bit of compile time, but its worth it … smoke em if you got em boys) 1. download and install macports from 1. make sure […]