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Minor Interface Tweaks to Cronless

Minor Interface Tweaks to Cronless

July 20, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

We did some minor interface and settings tweaks this week to Cronless:

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The Google +1

The Google +1

May 19, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Google’s latest major feature, the +1 button, is Google’s attempt at rivaling, and potentially improving upon, the Facebook “like” button. Its functionality is extremely similar to Facebook’s “like” option in that it allows users to “+1” links and ads that come up through Google’s search engine.

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Backup MySQL Databases to Amazon S3 Using PHP

Backup MySQL Databases to Amazon S3 Using PHP

May 16, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

With a few lines of PHP code and S3tool’s s3cmd command-line tool you can backup your MySQL databases automatically to Amazon’s S3. To use this script you’ll need SSH access to your server.

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Uses of Netcat in Linux

Uses of Netcat in Linux

April 26, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Netcat is a networking program in UNIX-like systems for reading from and writing to network connections using TCP or UDP. Its man page says “The nc utility is used for just about anything under the sun involving TCP or UDP”.

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Cronless Bug Fixes and Updates

Cronless Bug Fixes and Updates

March 14, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

A few members complained that cron jobs did not execute properly when the scripts being called printed specific HTML tags. This includes members using MailBeez.

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Creating a Delicious Submission Link in PHP

Creating a Delicious Submission Link in PHP

March 10, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Creating a Delicious (del.icio.us) submission link is similar to Digg’s, with the exception of the page title that can be sent to Delicious, which is not required, but you’ll save the users from having to type it or copy/paste it.

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Creating a Digg Submission Link in PHP

Creating a Digg Submission Link in PHP

March 7, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Creating a Digg submission link in PHP is easy since all the parameters Digg expects are included in the URL. Digg like most other social bookmarking tools does not allow complete automation of submissions. It requires the visitor to manually click the submit button to prevent spamming.

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Hiding Windows With Minime

Hiding Windows With Minime

March 3, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

If you are like me you probably have windows scattered all over your screen, and finding one of them using the taskbar is very daunting. Enter Minime, a small Windows utility that allows you to easily minimize any window to the system tray. Windows are minimized to a single tray icon, which minimizes the cluttering […]

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Customizing the AddThis WordPress Plugin

Customizing the AddThis WordPress Plugin

February 28, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

My favorite WordPress plugin for bookmarking/sharing is AddThis. It looks good and provides comprehensive statistics. But unlike Shareaholic’s SexyBookmarks plugin, which allows you to display any number of the available services (bookmarking or sharing sites, e.g. Digg), AddThis plugin only displays 4. So I modified it by adding a few lines of code to make […]

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VPS Market Forecast

VPS Market Forecast

February 24, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

More and more small and mid-sized businesses are turning to the web in order to reach their customers, exchange information, understand market trends, and conduct day-to-day business. To do this, they are turning to virtual private servers, or VPS. This type of server gives the appearance and capabilities of running their own dedicated machines, while […]

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