Category Archives: Hax

Resolving awkward merges

On my way home tonight I went to ship a feature on groundstation that’d been hanging around for a while. Lots of work had happened on both sides, and so when I went to merge it, I was greeted by … Continue reading

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richo’s 12 days of haxmas: pt3

After vanishing off the radar for a few days, I can now unveil groundstation. Born of a discussion at work about how all existing solutions to issue tracking and project management pretty much suck, and my natural flair for finding … Continue reading

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richo’s 12 days of haxmas: pt2

As I eluded to in yesterday’s post I used doko to do some GPS lookups for mapgit. After playing with it briefly after lars sent it through, it looked like a much more flexible solution (and one that’d work on … Continue reading

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A look at PHP session write locks

Recently, I was working on a web application in which we were passing PHP session IDs around to emulate users.  As a result, the app experienced severe slowness on page load as well as in a few other places.  Upon … Continue reading

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threaded mutt on OSX

Just a warning- brace yourselves. I’m back on OSX as a result of the new job, and so a slew of “OSX is dicks” posts is probably on the horizon. First up- homebrew is actually not all that bad. It … Continue reading

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Mac-tacular backups, Apple, and OSX

This post started out as a bit of a rant about back-ups I needed to make, due to a dieing Mac Book Pro.  Over the course of writing it, I’ve come across a few other issues and have looped in … Continue reading

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