Category / webdev

After three hours reading up on configuring postfix/dovecot/… I finally thrown in the towel. There are some resources on the interwebs on how to setup a clean postfix on Centos/Linux, but they are dated or they just throw in a configuration file without explanation, and while I eventually got postfix mail to work. Sending a […]

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A little cute harmless nginx [WARNING] yea, one of those. It means an uploaded file was larger then the allowed buffer (in memory) set by client_body_buffer_size which by default is 16kb (on x64 bit). So for any upload of image, you can expect this to be allot larger. (images can easely be 3-6mb a piece)  I decided to […]

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I understand that company’s need to make money, but if they try to charge double for a single product,  that’s where I draw the line. Telenet (a network provider) wants to track both to what you look at on TV and internet use. Basically they collect your information and sell it of to advertisement company’s to […]

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New project : divebug.com

21 August, 2016

Its been silent for a while, here, not withouth cause, I been working on a new project : divebug.com  The idea is to have an “open” dive library, where users can add & modify dive locations and information divers must aquire. Its just starting out, and honistly the code is far from what I’d like, but […]

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I normally go for Apache as my go-to webserver, lately however I got a liking to Nginx, for no real reasons except for the fact it has a nicer config layout. (a bad reason is a reason non the less) So when I installed Bash for Windows 10, I when and tried Nginx, sadly it […]

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I have been a phpBB fan since phpBB 2, they are the standard for me, when it comes to forum software.  However the phpBB 3 package is complex to work with, it has way too many buttons, the permission system is crazy deep and while phpBB 2 was a fun target for modding, the modding community did not take […]

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There are quit a few types of cache available to developers/sysadmins/maintainers, … they however all serve the same purpose. A cache stores “recently” used information where it can be accessed “faster” then the original source. This is a rather vague description, caching happens on multiple levels and while memory caching is blazing fast compared to […]

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Installing nginx and any version of PHP is not particular difficult, yet still I have to google it every time I do, so here below you find how I normally do it for virtual machines. First I always update and install yum-cron, this will try and update nightly, great for sleep, even if I missed […]

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Only recently I have been looking into optimization of webserver. In that search I have found some really low hanging fruit, such as keeping the byte-compiled PHP version of a file in memory, using Zend Opcache or the now deprecated APC.  I even started thinking in some very unconventional ways, such as hybrid static rendered […]

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short review : Cloud9

31 January, 2016

In my free time I play some games, as such I don’t have Linux on my personal computer(s), for work, I just ssh into any machine and can do whatever there. However I wanted to create some code as hobby project, and unlike other times, I didn’t wanne use SVN “sync” method. I work on 3 […]

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