Category Archives: Web & Software Development

Downgrade PHP 5.3 to 5.2

Like many others, I recently upgraded my Production server to PHP 5.3. I’m not quite sure of the reason anymore. I think I was trying to integrate a PHP profiler that required something in 5.3. Whatever my original reason, after … Continue reading

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Twitter MySQL User Object Table Schema

A common practice for Twitter application developers is creating a MySQL table to store user objects returned from Twitter’s API. I’m trying to optimize my user table for Friend Or Follow, and it occurred to me how many developers must … Continue reading

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Installing Cassandra on Ubuntu Linux

Cassandra is a highly scalable, eventually consistent, distributed, structured key-value store. It’s an alternative to SQL if you don’t need relational data structures. The best part is it’s super fast, and distributed. The worst part is there’s not much documentation … Continue reading

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How to Update Ubuntu Hardy to PHP 5.2.9

First upgrade your software as is. >> sudo apt-get update >> sudo apt-get upgrade Then add the following to your /etc/apt/sources.list file. >> sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian stable all deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main contrib deb http://packages.dotdeb.org/ stable all Finally … Continue reading

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Global page navigation accross WordPress MU blogs

Here’s the scenario. You have a WordPress MU site with multiple blogs, but for whatever reason, you want every blog to have the same main navigation and pages. Your main site/blog hosts all of your pages. So how do you … Continue reading

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