VMWare Fusion 4 - Set static IP address

In vmware Fusion 4 there is no boot.shthat is found in previous versions sudo "/Library/Application Support/VMware Fusion/boot.sh" --restart So if you make a change to the network settings like setting a static ip address you'll need to restart your computer for the settings to …



Recursively remove svn directories from a directory

Removing all .svn directories from a file structure in linux is as simple as running a one liner. find . -name .svn -print0 | xargs -0 rm -rf



How to add git to an amazon ami ec2 instance

To install git on amazon ami is really simple. Make sure you have sudo and then run yum to install it. sudo yum install git That's it. The output should be something like: \$ sudo yum install git Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities, security Determining fastest mirrors amzn-main | 2.1 kB 00 …



Find loaded modules in Apache 2.x

I was trying to figure out how to find the loaded modules in Apache and came across this nice command. httpd -M Used like: \$ httpd -M Loaded Modules: core_module (static) mpm_prefork_module (static) http_module (static) so_module (static) authn_file_module (shared) authn_default_module (shared) ...... rewrite_module (shared) php5_module (shared) extract_forwarded_module (shared) geoip_module (shared) Syntax OK …



Display phpinfo from the command line

This afternoon I was wanting to get a couple things from phpinfo but didn't want to do the typical make a php file, put phpinfo, run it from a browser or command prompt. There's a better, quicker way if you know what you want. One will output it to a …



Scaling PHP Applications with Redis

Redis is an important technology when dealing with caching. This was one of the talks that I really wanted to attend at ZendCon. It was given by Josh Butts of Vertive LLC. Redis is a NoSQL technology that rides a fine line between database and in-memory cache. Redis also offers …



HTML5 WebSockets - Presented by Scott Mattocks

This was the first talk I went to at ZendCon. The provided description: The emergence of HTML 5 and related technologies opens up a new world of possibilities for web applications. Among those new technologies are WebSockets, which allow for bi-directional communication between the browser and the server. This session …



Overview of Zend Framework 2

The second talk that I attended of the conference was on an overview of Zend Framework 2 (ZF2). Although I thought it was going to go over the Event Driven Actions in ZF2, they changed it due to popular demand. The ZendCon website gave this description: One of the most …



MySQL 5.5+

The MySQL talk was given by Dave Stokes of Oracle. He's the MySQL community manager. The ZendCon summary: MySQL had been evolving since the Oracle take over in 2010. This session will cover how new features like multi-threaded replication, InnoDB-Memcached plugin for NoSQL data access, or having InnoDB as the …



The Contextual Experience of the Mobile Web

The contextual experience on the web was a talk by Jeff Carouth of Texas A&M University. The ZendCon summary: The great native apps vs mobile web debate will live on for a little while longer, but more and more we are realizing that we can get the best of …