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If you're into blogging and host your own blog, you are aware of the need for MySQL databases when you install most blogging platforms, and this is because most blogging programs, and indeed most content management systems store their data in a database. This is generally not a problem because most web hosts offer MySQL databases. But there are situations…

I just read this from the BBC News website: Microsoft has announced that it will open up the technology of some of its leading software to make it easier to operate with rivals' products. The technology giant is to publish key software blueprints on its website. It also promised not to sue open source developers for making that software available…

Apple has released what they tout as the World's Thinnest Notebook, and you can pre-order it now at the Apple Store. This is the ad for their latest release: [youtube:http://youtube.com/watch?v=GBCfW9-hjKI] This video is bit longer but gives you a guided tour of the MacBook Air. [youtube:http://youtube.com/watch?v=W7askBmF4_c] I have to say it looks pretty sweet, and even though I'm not currently…

2007 is finally winding down, with everyone getting ready to welcome the new year.  It's  been a full and busy year for me, and as always, life has taken away from the time to code and build projects.  But I did uncover a lot of interesting resources and stuff that have given me ideas for projects for the new year.  …

I love Akismet because it has saved me a lot of time and ibuprofen (that I would be taking for the headaches I would get trying to ward off spammers. Here's why: Now this blog hasn't been around for that long, considering that I made my first post on June 13 of this year, and I haven't been posting as…

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