Author Archives: Jeffery

Trigger build of Debian package for Git Jenkins CI

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Update Timestamp of files in Checked-out Git Repository

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Zend Debugger: Cannot read a valid value of zend_debugger.httpd_uid

If you happen to have setup Zend Debugger for debugging your PHP code and you encounter the following error in the webserver error log: Zend Debugger: Cannot read a valid value of zend_debugger.httpd_uid or zend.httpd_uid, will not perform dropping of … Continue reading

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Install PDT for Adobe Flash Builder

I have come across several people trying to do this in a convoluted way. Here is the simple way of adding PDT to your Flash Builder IDE. Since current Flash Builder is basically built on Eclipse Galileo, you just have … Continue reading

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Return to Blogging

Yes, I am back! After a long absence of over 2 years I hope to blog again. Lots of things have happened since the last time I wrote an entry. Life has changed ever since I became a father around … Continue reading

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MySQL Date Age Calculation

I have always had the need to calculate the age as year and month from a MySQL field of type date. No doubt you can achieve this with a bit of PHP, but when you require to do the conversion … Continue reading

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Arduino IDE on 64bit openSUSE

Arduino is a tool for making computers that can sense and control more of the physical world than your desktop computer. It’s an open-source physical computing platform based on a simple microcontroller board, and a development environment for writing software … Continue reading

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openSUSE “Packaging Day II”

Ever had problems finding a package for your favorite application for your favorite distro? Are you an application developer or project contributor, and want to learn how to provide binary packages for all the popular distros (including openSUSE) automatically? Using … Continue reading

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Importing TV shows into Mythtv

I have been using the popular open source multimedia programme called mythtv for a while now. Apart from recording my favourite TV shows, I also utilise the various modules like mythmusic, mythnews, mythvideo and mythweb. Though you can use mythvideo … Continue reading

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