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  1. Migrate from svn to git

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    Git is becoming more popular in favor of svn, as everyone knows. In this post, we’ll show you how to easily migrate from svn to git. Make sure (on ubuntu for example) that you have the git-svn package installed. It should be available from your default repositories. 1. Get all...
  2. PHP 5.4 – What’s new?

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    PHP 5.4 will be stable soon. In this post I’ll try to give you an overview and examples of the new PHP 5.4 features. If you want to try out PHP 5.4 (which is currently in RC6), it has to be installed first. I suggest that you try this out...
  3. Catch Firebird events with Node.js

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    In this post, I’ll try to explain how you can use Node.js to catch events on Firebird. Although Microsoft announced last week to contribute resources towards porting Node to Windows, it currently does not run out of the box on Windows. You can try to run it with Cygwin. In...
  4. Split and import a very large database with PHP

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    I had to import a SQL-file with a size of over 20Gb into a mysql-database but ran into a lot of problems doing this. I don’t have the best server in the world so this import takes about 8 hours to complete and I noticed that after a few hours...
  5. Testing dynamic content with Google Website Optimizer

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    Google Website Optimizer is a great tool for testing webpages or parts of a webpage to increase theirs conversion rates. A great disadvantage is the fact that you can only enter some static content into Optimizer. This is completely logic because Google can’t run your JAVA/PHP/.NET code. Luckily, using Google...
  6. Testing the new mod_pagespeed for Apache 2 from Google

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    Google released a new module for Apache2, mod_pagespeed, yesterday. They claim that a webpage can load 50% faster with the module installed. I’m a little bit sceptic about that claim so it’s time to give it a little test. For this test, I’ve set up a server (1 intel processor/512MB...
  7. Change folders for Synology media server

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    When you enable the Synology Media Server on your NAS, there are 3 directories added to your file-system (video, music and photo) which will be used for the DLNA/UPnP media server to play the corresponding files. I wasn’t very happy with these 3 directories because I wanted to categorize my...
  8. Hacking WEP encryption on Ubuntu

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    The information below is not intended to harm other people. Cracking other peoples network is considered illegal in most countries!! Last day, my sister called me up because she couldn’t connect to her wireless network any more. She was playing with her network connections and broke everything. She didn’t know...
  9. Backing up MySQL with Java and PHP

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    mysqldump is an effective tool to backup MySQL databases. In normal cases, it’s done trough a command line commando but it can be used programmatically. It’s a very easy script and it could be useful. (don’t have to log in into console to take a backup, create an auto backup...