Update your Magento SQLite3 database with Vala

  Let’s update our magento SQLite3 database Remember when we were trying to help Magento’s autoload with a SQLite3 database? I mentioned that I was going to show you how to use Vala to help read and write to that database and offload the operation to the system instead of PHP. Make sure that you have the dependencies to compile the code, in Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install libsqlite Here is the code: using GLib; using...

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Install Apache Thrift and Cassandra in Ubuntu

How to install apache thrift and cassandra in ubuntu What is thrift? The Apache Thrift software framework, for scalable cross-language services development, combines a software stack with a code generation engine to build services that work efficiently and seamlessly between C++, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, Erlang, Perl, Haskell, C#, Cocoa, JavaScript, Node.js, Smalltalk, OCaml and Delphi and other languages. To install Thrift in Ubuntu...

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Setting up my own cloud service
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Setting up my own cloud service

Setting up my own cloud service has become my current hobby I own a Motorola Razr and together with motocast is simply awesome because it syncs all of my files directly to my pc. I can stream music from my computer, pictures, videos and modify files, you know all that beauty. I love motocast so much that I even have a computer with Windows installed on it (granted there are other reasons for it but that is almost a sin for a Linux guy...

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Restore Ubuntu to the default settings without re-installing it

Restore Ubuntu to the default settings without re-installing it As a web developer (read app freak) I am always installing new IDEs, media players and libraries to try out. This madness cycle can definitely take a toll on your computer and slow it down to the point of no return. Usually that is when you’d decide to format the computer and start anew. So when my wireless network was experiencing some hiccups and my computer will...

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