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More websites updates

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

I’ve recent updated the main page of my website. Ever since Facebook first took off I’ve been trying to figure out how to give the various things that dribble out of my mind and are fit (or not) for on-line consumption a proper home. A proper home, might often have been my blog, but more… Continue Reading More websites updates

Moved VPS’es

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Over the last month I’ve moved from my previous Virtual Private Server (VPS) with A2WebHosting to Linode. A2WebHosting was a good host back when I only needed a shared host, before I wanted the apache web server highly configure with a lot of extra settings and things like PHP’s APC. My transition to A2WebHosting’s VPS… Continue Reading Moved VPS’es

Howto: Securing a folder with apache’s built in htaccess options

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

If your web site is running on Apache, and almost all are, there’s a simple way to protect directories on your web server. This method can be very secure, when combined with HTTPS and some good practices on your part, but it can also be a simple way to limit access to just a few… Continue Reading Howto: Securing a folder with apache’s built in htaccess options

Silk Icon set from as CSS Data URIs

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

I’m a big fan of ‘s free icon set Silk. The Silk icon set contains over thousand simple icons that are free to use for any purpose. All those at ask is that you include a link back to there web page in your credits The icons are so simple as small… Continue Reading Silk Icon set from as CSS Data URIs RRRR’eturns

Friday, February 25th, 2011

My little hobby web site for tracking your luck with a large Canaidan coffee and donuts chain’s roll-up promotion is back! My previous attempt was Drupal-based, and required an account. I was never very happy with the account requirement, and played with it being a facebook App but ultimately took the site down (described in… Continue Reading RRRR’eturns