Category: Programming and Technology

Programming

Create new directories and subdirectories in Unix using a single terminal command 0

Create new directories and subdirectories in Unix using a single terminal command

It’s funny how programmers get in a "rut", using the same old coding habits and command line syntax for years on end.  I just found that you can create new directories and subdirectories with...

8 Great Netcat (nc) unix commands 0

8 Great Netcat (nc) unix commands

Netcat or nc (the command) is a networking utility for debugging and investigating a network, typically by creating and utilizing raw TCP/IP connections.  Known as “The Swiss Army Knife for TCP/IP”, nc is used...

Common Mysql commands, queries, and administrative functions 0

Common Mysql commands, queries, and administrative functions

Gotta love the mysql database.  Here is a list of common mysql commands and syntax that you will use most often. To login (from unix shell) use -h only if needed. # [mysql dir]/bin/mysql...

Running linux scripts and services during CentOS / Redhat/ Fedora startup 0

Running linux scripts and services during CentOS / Redhat/ Fedora startup

Running commands and shell scripts on startup/boot Do you need to run a set of commands or a shell script on CentOS / RHEL / Fedora startup?  The easiest way to start a script...

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The Secret in the Bible book puzzle solution

The Secret in the Bible by Tony Bushby has quite a few factual errors and is more of an atheist “push my agenda” type of book rather than a historical review of the subject matter. There was one interesting aspect to the book though. It included a “puzzle” whereby each of the sixteen chapters contained a secret word that when put together in a sentence reveals ancient knowledge so secret, Bushby was not allowed to outright reveal them in his book for fear of some sort of extremely viscous retribution from someone (boy, have I got news for him).

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Detecting and blocking click fraud on asp.net sites

Google policies dictate prevention of click fraud falls on the shoulders of the site owner and bans AdSense accounts for invalid clicks with practically no chance of getting that account back in good standing. Here’s how to detect and prevent invalid clicks on your sites AdSense advertisements.

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Windows 8 first time install – thoughts

I downloaded and installed the Windows 8 Consumer Preview on a VMWare virtual machine. I had a Windows 8 Technical Preview installed on the VM and the Windows 8 Consumer Preview happily installed on top of it. Installation went quite well although it took a couple of hours to complete (on a quad-core processor). Here’s a few screenshots taken during my walkthrough of the Windows 8 desktop system.