And now, in a break from the previous trend of fluffy posts, we have a tutorial on how to (deep breath): connect PHP to a MSSQL Server 2008 instance over ODBC from Ubuntu Linux using the FreeTDS driver and unixODBC. … Continue reading
Category Archives: Compute
Pretty proud of this.
I did a quick font check on some of Alexa’s top sites to see what the consensus was for navigation fonts. The results are below for the curious and for my own future reference, showing the most likely fonts to … Continue reading
Recently I’ve been looking for a way to rename the Places I have starred in Google Maps, since that feature was yanked from the Blackberry Google Maps app. It turns out your Google Bookmarks page lets you do this; there, … Continue reading
My strategy in development has always been Release Early, Release Awesome.
Recently I was setting up a brand new Toshiba laptop (running Windows 7) to use the WiFi hotspot created by Verizon’s Fivespot, but I ran into a persistent ‘security code mismatch’ issue. Hours of diagnostics later, I came across the … Continue reading
Just checked up on my Google Reader statistics. From your 65 subscriptions, over the last 30 days you read 1,255 items, clicked 166 items, starred 3 items, shared 1 items, and emailed 0 items. Since November 22, 2006 you have … Continue reading
Recently I was reading an article titled Family, Verizon far apart over nearly $18,000 phone bill; basically, a college kid thought his family’s unlimited data plan was still in effect, and downloaded a little over 1 GB over the network, only … Continue reading
The Akismet plugin for WordPress wins today’s Most Ambiguous Button award. After subconsciously struggling with the meaning of the “Update options »” button, I realized why I was having such trouble: “update” could be either a noun or a verb, and … Continue reading