How Digg works - New Digg Technology Blog

Posted on September 30, 2008 in Uncategorized

We often get asked how Digg works from a technology perspective, so wanted to shed some insight on this with our first post from the newly-launched technology blog. We
’ll be posting regularly to give you a peek at what’s under the hood from the Digg development teams.

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Zero to Continuous Integration with Windmill | Adam Christian

Posted on September 30, 2008 in How-to

Following ‘automation’ and ‘continuous integration’ in the micro blogging world I have seen a major influx in people being super interested in functionally automating their web apps. I have seen a slew of things about Grid, and Selenium, and people hacking on …

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Mac Automation: Quickly add to-dos/events to iCal- The Unofficial Apple Weblog TUAW

Posted on September 29, 2008 in How-to

How many times have you been watching TV and wanted to quickly add a to-do or event maybe both to iCal? In this Mac Automation post, Im going to show you how to create both a to-do …

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SSH and SCP: Howto, tips & tricks

Posted on September 17, 2008 in Uncategorized

A basic tutorial about the Linux commands ssh and scp. It features explanation about the syntax, the possibilities and the differences between the two. It also features some tips and tricks that'll come in handy when working with these programs.

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ShellSQL - SQL for shell scripts

Posted on September 16, 2008 in General News

ShellSQL is a suite of programs designed to enable LINUX/UNIX shell scripts to connect to SQL engines and execute SQL queries and commands in a simple way enabling intergration with the rest of the script. For example, it can do things like..
#/bin/shHANDLE …

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Easy Automated Web Application Testing with Hudson and Selenium » Vitamin Features »

Posted on September 12, 2008 in How-to

What will you get out of this article? Our set-up achieves the following:
  • It checks our Subversion repository every hour to see if anyone has committed any changes.
  • If they have, it updates the project from Subversion and builds …

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Installing Apache Tomcat 6 on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

Posted on September 01, 2008 in How-to

Installing Apache Tomcat 6 on OS X 10.5 Leopard is primarily a matter of downloading the appropriate packages and then following the installation instructions. However, you will have to make a few modifications to some make scripts and …

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All about Linux: Enabling and disabling services during start up in GNU/Linux

Posted on August 19, 2008 in How-to

In any Linux distribution, some services are enabled to start at boot up by default. For example, on my machine, I have pcmcia, cron daemon, postfix mail transport agent ... just to name a few, which start during …

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de-co-de: Apache Tomcat connector - mach-o, but wrong architecture

Posted on August 01, 2008 in Fix-it

If you install the connector yourself on OS X 10.5 intel you may get the following error.
httpd: Syntax error on line 484 of /private/etc/apache2/httpd.conf: Syntax error on line 3 of /private/etc/apache2/other/mod_jk.conf: \
Cannot …

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The Mad Philosopher » ssh keep-alive tip

Posted on July 22, 2008 in Hack

Whenever I login remotely to my machine in Canada, the ssh session dies after a while if I don’t actively type something. This is not the server timing out, but rather the TCP connection hanging. Figuring out a way to …

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