Gadgets Galore – The iPad would just be a small incemental add

The Apple iPad was announced yesterday and I do believe the hype was so insane leading up to the announcement that Steve Jobs could have introduced a semi-transparent 1/4 inch laser screen that ran for a month on full charge and people would still have made fun of the name. I kind of think the [...]

One Line Command – Print Directory Tree

While this blog is new, I want to ensure I keep content going lest it goes abandoned and six months from now I wonder what happened. Most of my original inspiration on putting content here is based on useful work I do. Not having anything interesting to share from current work, I’ll share a segment [...]

MAMP & Imagick on Snow Leopard

Most web searches for adding the imagick extension to MAMP suggest using MacPorts to install ImageMagick and then use this compiled version as the library to running ‘pecl install imagick’.

As I was in the process of setting up a clean Mac Book Pro, I tried going through this process. I quickly ran into some [...]

Video, from Camcorder to Nginx Flash Streaming

About two years ago before my daughter was born I talked my wife into the value of having a video camera to record all those wonderful moments that kids are supposed to have. At the time I was a fan of Sony products and we ended up purchasing the Sony HDR-SR5 High Definition Camcorder. I [...]

Nginx, FastCGI, WordPress Permalink & “No Input file specified”

If you have spent any time recently look into the state of web servers then you know that nginx is getting recommended as the replacement for apache left, right and center.  Apache has a rich history, platform extensive, and highly extensible, and while these are great traits it’s 15 years of legacy code hasn’t seemed [...]