Category Archives: Technology

ZendCon 2010 Tutorial day

On the tutorial day I attended Taming the Untestable Beast with Sebastian Bergmann and Stefan Priebsch, and then Caching on the Edge with Fabien Potencier. For me the second talk was the most interesting since I have done a good … Continue reading

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Attending ZendCon 2010

I’m attending ZendCon 2010 with some other guys from work and I’ll blog about the different talks I will be attending. Looking forward to it!

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How to start (or stop) all torrents at once in rtorrent

I just upgraded rtorrent on a machine at home. After the upgrade I started it only to find all torrents marked as [CLOSED]. Instead of doing ^s on all of them I did ^x that starts a command prompt and … Continue reading

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pcre.h: No such file or directory when installing APC (PHP extension)

After a complete reinstall of Ubuntu 10.04 on my laptop I had to recreate my development environment. Part of that included installing some extensions from PECL. When trying to install apc-3.1.2 I got the following error: /usr/include/php5/ext/pcre/php_pcre.h:29:18: error: pcre.h: No … Continue reading

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Graphing PHP errors with Munin

At work we use Munin as a monitoring tool. Recently I added graphs containing the amount of PHP errors on our servers. The plugin I used is called loggrep and I used the following configuration for it: The snippet above … Continue reading

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Sending a mail with aggregated Subversion commit messages

I have stressed the importance of writing sensible commit messages to the other guys at work so it’s easier to see what changes people are doing to the different repositories. Now we have decided to send out a list of … Continue reading

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Zend_Http_Client_Adapter_Test can now fail on demand

In August I commited some code to Zend Framework that enabled the Zend_Http_Client_Adapter_Test component to fail on demand so that we could test a component in our framework at VG Nett with phpunit. The feature has been added to Zend … Continue reading

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New Zend Framework book

The other day I received a book — Zend Framework 1.8 – Web Application Development — for review. I’ll read through it as soon as I can and write a review that I will publish on my blog.

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1:1 NAT with a Linksys WRT54GL router (with Tomato firmware)

For a long time I have used a Debian based machine called megatron as a gateway at home. Megatron had two NIC’s where one was connected to an SDSL modem, and the other was connected to a Linksys WRT54GL router … Continue reading

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Firefox + Spotify in Wine

I run Ubuntu on all my workstations. I also run Spotify in Wine and use Firefox 3.0 as browser of choice. Until now I haven’t been able to click on the spotify:* links in Firefox and have it open them … Continue reading

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