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Javascript, Joomla, Web Development »

[20 Feb 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

Joomla 1.5′s use of Squeezebox in the backend makes for easy use in the frontend. Thanks to this article at Dvector.com I was able to mash up a lightbox style feedback form for category listing in sobi directory component.
Technorati Tags: Joomla, Joomla 1.5, Squeezebox, Lightbox, Email

Apache, Linux Administration, Open Source, Web Development »

[29 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

Hopefully this helps me or someone else with the same issue in the future

suhosin[25917]: ALERT – configured POST variable limit exceeded – dropped variable ‘task_com_morfeoshow[]‘ (attacker ‘xxx.xxx.xx.xxx’, file ‘/home/user/public_html/administrator/index.php’)
in your php.ini (or suhosin.ini depending on your setup)
[suhosin]suhosin.post.max_vars = 2000suhosin.request.max_vars = 1000

Technorati Tags: suhosin, apache, joomla

Bash, Internet Goodness, Open Source, Python, Web Development »

[29 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

I have been playing around with boo a little bit because it has Python-inspired syntax, runs at C# speeds and is a first class citizen on dotnet.
So I decided to find out what it would be like to do some web programming in it. I learned a bit about asp.Net in the process and mono also.
So first thing I did was:
$ cd /usr/share/doc/boo/examples/asp.net$ xsp2
and then from your browser you can run any of the “inline” samples
http://localhost:8080/InlineBooButtonClick.aspxhttp://localhost:8080/InlineBooExpression.aspxhttp://localhost:8080/InlineBooHelloAspNet.aspx
but if you try and run one of the code behind samples, you get something …

Django, Ecommerce, Finance, Internet Goodness, Open Source, Python, Web Development »

[28 May 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

A couple of new open source Ecommerce products out and about that will hopefully see the end of the monstrosity called OSCommerce and it’s less ugly incarnations –
Whilst they have served me well in the past and I may feel tempted to use Virtuemart for a customer who:
a) Will never ever need any customisations done to itb) Already has a Joomla installation and is very comfortable using Joomla
What’s the issue with Zencart, OSC or Virtuemart you may ask?
The issue is this. First OSCommerce is a mess. Every single module …

Cross-Platform, Javascript, Open Source, Web Development »

[28 May 2008 | One Comment | ]

I have been using Linux on the desktop part-time for nearly 6 years now and full-time for 3 years. My web development experience began using Macromedia’s tools and when I migrated to Linux, I took them with me with the help of the Wine project to run them under Linux. The majority of the functionality I used in Fireworks worked flawlessly, with only a few small exceptions and never crashed on me.
Dreamweaver was a slightly different story, especially as layouts became more complex and the html grew in size, …