Author Archives: JB

HTTP Compression

Test if a site has compression enabled: Enable compression by adding the following line to .htaccess: AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/css text/plain text/xml application/x-javascript  

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Optimum Time Sailing Watch (OS Series 1): To set the time: press MODE to display the time, hold down CLEAR for two seconds. Press the PROG key to change the hour. (To change from 12 to 24 hour mode  press … Continue reading

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Responsive Notes

Twitter Bootstrap – responsive framework.

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Mobile web dev

Viewports: CSS: Place before any media queries. @viewport { width: 480px; zoom: 1; } Meta tag (better support): <meta name=”viewport” content=”width=320″> <meta name=”viewport” content=”width=device-width”> <meta name=”viewport” content=”width=320,initial-scale=1″> // Set zoom to full size <meta name=”viewport” content=”initial-scale=1″>

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Lithium-ion: – Avoid complete discharge – Store/re-charge at 50%

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FTP Notes

Proftpd connections: ftptop – show current connections in realtime in a ‘top’ like format ftpwho – list current connections Restart Proftpd (Parallels Plesk/Cent OS): /etc/init.d/xinetd restart Active vs Passive FTP: A good article on this subject can be found here. MS-DOS … Continue reading

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iPhone turn off auto text resize (html/css)

To stop an iPhone from automatically resizing text on a webpage use: html { -webkit-text-size-adjust: none; }

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Memory leak Netgear WNDA3100v2 USB Wifi adapter

Version 1.2 of the Windows XP driver has a memory leak – the solution is to upgrade the driver to a later version of the driver. Version 1.3 (driver date: 05/11/2009, driver version: also appears to have a memory … Continue reading

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SRV 2019 Error (The server was unable to allocate from the system NonPaged pool because the pool was empty)

An excellent article on troubleshooting this error can be found here:–2020-or-2019.aspx

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Featured image missing WordPress

Add to a theme’s functions.php file: // add featured image support add_theme_support( ‘post-thumbnails’ );

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