Category: Web

Various posts related to Web development

Posted in Other Web

Gmail Super-Glitch

I encountered an interesting gmail glitch yesterday. I have two email accounts: one personal and one for work. A few weeks ago I was using Thunderbird for both, but after a few cases when I was sending emails from the corporate account and they actually got sent from personal one,…

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Posted in How To Web

How to submit your youtube videos to blinkx

how to submit youtube videos to blinkx

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Posted in Software Web

Rails: what happens when memcached goes down

I tried to figure out how rails reacts to the fact that memcached goes down. Unfortunately there is no god documentation about this besides saying that everything will be fine. Also there are couple misleading posts in different forums saying that rails will never rediscover memcached server that went down…

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Posted in Other Web

Ruby on Rails: how to override default_scope – a better approach

Ever used default_scope in RoR? Ever regretted you had ever read about this feature after you wrote tons of code and later realized you can’t access the records you need in a convenient way when necessary? Try googling “how to override default_scope” and you will find tons of advices how…

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Posted in How To Web Windows

Problems downloading drivers from hp.com?

I don’t know exactly what causes the problem, but I’m unable to download anything from HP (Hewlett-Packard) website. I tried downloading using multiple FTP clients from different platforms and it appeared that Safari under MacOS can download the files, while Firefox under both Windows and MacOS can’t. Right now I…

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Posted in Web

Latest/last news about pizza.com

Domain Name Wire revealed all details about pizza.com domain sale. Here is the source: “National A-1 Buys Pizza.com”. So the real domain owner was Chris Clark and the domain buyer is National A-1 Advertising. Hopefully this answers all questions. So far the changes on pizza.com website are hardly visible. From…

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Posted in Hardware Linux Software Tools Web

MineStream Defender – the ultimate network security device

Last 12 months I was working on an interesting device that provides the network security features many companies and families are dreaming about. You probably already have heard about different threats out there like internet predators, viruses, spyware, dangerous websites, confidential information leaking from your business and others. Also you…

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Posted in How To Linux Software Web

Squid: unrecognized httpd_accel_port, httpd_accel_with_proxy on, httpd_accel_uses_host_header

I was recently installing squid at home as a single caching proxy for all computers in my home network. The simple way is just running squid on your linux router as is and configuring every single browser on all computers in your network so they access internet using squid. That’s…

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Posted in Web

I’M NOT THE OWNER OF PIZZA.COM DOMAIN!

I’m getting really nice emails with congratulations on selling pizza.com. From time to time I’m also finding posts and articles about how lucky I am. Thank you very much!! The only problem with that is I’M NOT THE OWNER OF PIZZA.COM DOMAIN! Never was and most probably never will be….

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Posted in Web

Collection of interesting links about pizza.com auction (updated)

Pizza.com had already beaten many records and who knows how many more it will beat in the next two days. So I decided to gather most interesting links about the auction in one place.

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The most expensive domain names

Here is the list of the most expensive domain names ever. The list should be up to date April 1, 2008 and it is completely serious.

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