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Free Stuff

Free Stuff

Are there free stuff on the web? Sure, there are plenty of them. Many sites offer free content. They cover their costs from ads placed throughout their site. Which sites that are free actually provide good content? Here is a collection of free sites I have found.

How to Run a Cron Job

How to Run a Cron Job

How do you schedule a program to run at a scheduled time? How to run cron job at 8:30 pm? Learn about cron jobs and a lot more here.

Send Mail From the Command Line

Useful Linux Commands

If you use a Linux system, you probably already know about the Terminal and the power provided to you from the command line. If you use the command line, did you know that you can use the command line to send an email? Sure, you can use such clients as Gmail, Yahoo Mail, or Hotmail … Read more

Useful MySQL Commands

Useful MySQL Commands

If you support or use MySQL as your database backend, you will most likely be doing certain tasks over and over again. For example, once you have a table, you may want to modify the columns. Here are some commands that come in handy and can be used as a reference guide.

Google Search Stories

Google Search Stories

Did you watch the SuperBowl? If you did, you probably saw the cute Google ad about Paris Love. Did you know that you can make your own version of this video? Ok, I admit that it won’t be as fancy as the one created by Google, but it’s still cool. Check out the one I made above. I didn’t have to do any coding at all. I just provided the search queries and voila, I got myself a video.

How to Make a Favicon

Have you ever noticed the little icon next to the address bar in your web browser? It is called a favicon, short for favorite icon, that is represented by a 16×16 pixel square icon.

Free Joomla Templates

Free Joomla Templates

You may have heard about how easy it is to build a new website using Joomla. It is also very easy to change the look and feel of y our site with only a few clicks. All you need to do is upload a new template and voila, you have a site with a different … Read more

Method Not Implemented

Method Not Implemented

Let’s say that you have a site powered by Joomla. Everything is working as expected. You can do everything you need to do and then one day, you are not able to submit or edit an article. You have not made any changes to your site (e.g., code changes to Joomla)

Installing Ubuntu 9.10 on a Mac

If you are using a Mac, you might be tempted to stay away from any other operating system. Since the Mac is so easy to use and has a nice user interface, why would you bother using anything else?

Linux Howto for Everyone

Linux Howto for Everyone

Are you a Linux newbie? Do you want to know more about Linux? Sure, but where you do start? You start right here.

Troubleshooting Tips for Ruby on Rails

Although Ruby on Rails makes web development much easier, getting it set up is not so easy. There are certain quirks that may cause you grief. I”ve put together some questions and solutions I have come across when setting up my web projects.

Web Development Toolbox

You are a Web Developer. Now what? You need to arm yourself with the tools needed to help you with your work. What are these tools you are referring to? Come look and see.

Backup All SQL Server Databases

If you do Microsoft SQL Server Administration, you know how easy it is to back up your databases using the Enterprise Manager. Using the GUI comes with a price though. You sacrifice the ability to script what you are doing to other servers. What if you have other servers you want to backup all your SQL Server databases? How would you do it in the most effective way?