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SVN to Git migration

SVN was a good enough version control system (VCS) and sometimes even a synonym for VCS in everyday talks. However, technologies change and the way of developing computer software as well, in my opinion, SVN became some kind of “disturbing” or “breaking” thing in development process. It’s slow, centralized and linear. I mean it’s really […]

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How-to Mac Tricks

OS X Screensaver lock problem or Hard reset Mac every day

This have been the most annoying problem for me. I’m using Snow Leopard 10.6, but according to bug reports, it exists since Tiger 10.4.

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Android How-to Tricks

Can’t find and install Skype (or another app) in Android Market?

I came across this issue few months ago when I bought an Android phone (HTC Wildfire) and of course I needed Skype to be there as I’m using it at work. I was aware that Skype team already released an updated Skype for Android app that supports low-resolution displays (320×240 in this case) and my […]

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Switch to self-hosted private git easily

Don’t like plans on github or had enough with downtimes on services like that, it’s not enough space provided by git hosting service? No problem! Switch to self-hosted git then, it’s quick and easy, you will still be able to track changes etc in console or via GUI of your git client, or you can […]

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How-to Videos

Do everything quick

Liked few videos on YouTube that will probably help to do at least one thing faster.

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How-to Mac Tricks

Xerox Phaser 3117 drivers for Mac OS X

If you have a nice GDI printer Xerox Phaser 3117, you will wonder there’s no driver for Mac OS X and Xerox website says this printer is not supported in Mac OS X 10.6. As you know Mac OS X uses Apple’s developed CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System), so I’ve been used this printer on […]

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How-to Tricks Wordpress

Remove unused shortcodes from post content

If you have installed some plugin that adds shortcodes like [shortcode id=1] (for example [nggallery id=4], [tweeetmeme id=4 section=Name] etc), one you remove that, this pieces of text will appear in your post content unprocessed (just appear like they are in backend). WordPress has it’s own Shortcode API, so managing them is very easy. So […]

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How-to Tricks Wordpress

Changing post count on home page in WordPress template

Some professional WordPress websites usually have custom post roll layout and different post count on homepage. So this means when you go to second page of post roll you should’t see repeating items as a consequence of another post count than set in ‘Blog pages show at most’ setting in Reading section of Settings in […]

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How-to Wordpress

How to enable multi user support in WordPress 3.0

Since version 3.0, regular WordPress and WordPress MU are merged into WordPress 3. All betas of WP 3.0 had Site Admin section in backend (even if upgraded from regular WordPress), but since RC and final release this option disappeared.┬áIt is a hidden part of WordPress 3.0 and has to be activated manually with a a […]

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How-to Wordpress

Disable default WordPress search query

If you’re going to implement your custom wordpress search (not wordpress native) on search.php template – for example using Google Custom Search or Bing – you might have everything working ok, but wordpress is still performing search queries to database which can slow down your site. This is because wordpress treats search.php template as search […]