Posted: 2011-08-10

I've been annoyed about this for a long time. Forms that simply reject e-mail addresses with a + in them (perfectly valid according to the standards/RFC's - see RFC 2822 3.2.4 Atom - definition of…

Posted: 2011-05-27

I'd found a lot of info on the net about using symlinks to allow iMovie to see network disks, but this always seemed like too much of an effort. So this blog post was a real nice find. Short form…

Posted: 2011-05-13

Update See CalDAV/CardDAV for info on switching to a CalDAV/CardDAV setup. Original Post Setting up calendars to sync from google apps to iOS turned out to be harder than I expected. I had already…

Posted: 2011-04-10

Backlog too deep errors running PDFKit on heroku Running PDFKit on heroku kept giving Backlog too deep errors in the logs. This error occurs when there are not enough dynos (think threads) available…

Posted: 2011-04-02

By convention I use an rvm gemset per project - named after the directory that the project lives in. For example src/rails/foo would have gemset foo Since I switch a lot between machines - I always…

Posted: 2011-03-23

Update 2012-08-23 Thanks to a comment from Ryan (see comments below) I'm now aware that homebrew itself has a homebrew-dupes repo. https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-dupes From the README: Just brew…

Posted: 2011-03-16

This is something that has long irritated. Websites that use form validation or similar that rejects e-mail with a + sign in the left part. Background Why would you want to? Well - quite a lot of e…

Posted: 2011-03-08

After update from virtualbox 3.x to 4.x the scroll wheel of my mouse stopped working - just behaved as a three button mouse. Newer versions of debian no longer have an xorg.conf file - since it's not…

Posted: 2010-11-28

iPhoto '11 from iLife '11 has a new set of e-mail templates for sending photos directly from the application. However - each time it prompts for your e-mail password and doesn't seem to have a…

Posted: 2010-11-03

Note to self - when munin shows no services for a node yet all testing (telnet to 4949 from the munin server to the node) etc show OK - check you've spelt the nodename correctly and use the host_name…

Posted: 2010-10-31

Adding hosts to /etc/hosts on Leopard/Snow Leopard is a little simpler than earlier versions (see node:168) Edit /private/etc/hosts Run dscacheutil -flushcache Since /etc is symlinked from /private…

Posted: 2010-10-24

Tunnel configuration Sign up for an account at tunnelbroker Once signed up - choose Create Regular Tunnel Enter the IPv4 address of the external interface of your firewall. Note - this must be able to…

Posted: 2010-10-22

Steve Jobs Comments on Apple's Java Discontinuation on macrumors.com

Posted: 2010-10-21

A follow up on Java deprecated on Mac OS X From a response in this thread we can read:

Posted: 2010-10-21

There's an interesting paragraph in the latest Mac OS X Java update relasenotes New and Noteworthy - a paragraph called "Java Deprecation". This means that the Apple-produced runtime will not be…

Posted: 2010-09-29

I wanted to use LDAP to give access to the nexus repository manager from sonatype for those users who need more access than just browsing. Software used: OpenDS 2.2.0 Nexus OSS 1.8.0 Directory setup…

Posted: 2010-09-29

For my own sites I use SSL certificates signed by my own CA The CA certificate needs to be imported to the machines where I use the websites and for Mac OSX it needs to go into the system keychain…

Posted: 2010-09-17

Update All videos are now pushed to JavaZone talks Original Post The JavaZone 2010 videos have been released and are available on http://streaming.java.no. If you want to add them to iTunes - they're…

Posted: 2010-08-22

My first iPhone app - for JavaZone 2010 is now available via the app store. JavaZone 2010 runs from 8th-9th September 2010 in the Oslo Spektrum. This app provides access to the agenda for JavaZone and…