I was reading 2600 on the bus recently and came across a credit generation algorithms which got me thinking… if you are building a web application that charges credit cards, at which point would card validation make most sense? I came to the conclusion that an efficient system, would check the credit card number was […]

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After a recent foreign top level domain registration binge aimed at some fun domain hacks, I got sick of spending money on foreign  TLDs, and started getting creative with subdomain hacks. TLD hacks are fun, but feel a little less natural to me, and certainly don’t tend to read as well; my eyes tend to stop at […]

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Ever wonder how many files or lines of code are sitting in your project? Hop on the command line and run the following find commands in your bash Find the number of files in the current directory (runs recursively down into all subdirectories): find . | wc -l Find how many lines of code are […]

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The path to httpd on redhat 9 is /etc/init.d/httpd You can run the following commands on it: /etc/init.d/httpd configtest /etc/init.d/httpd graceful /etc/init.d/httpd restart /etc/init.d/httpd stop /etc/init.d/httpd start I always run configtest before restarting to make sure I haven’t messed anything up.

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As a follow up to my previous post regarding Javascript Web Workers, I’m pleased to announce the release of PollenJS, the first worker-specific javascript library: PollenJS on github PollenJS offers the following: Utility Methods fn trim each to_array in_array clone last unique merge filter map keys values isArr isFn isStr isNum isUndef isNull extend JSON […]

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