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Ubuntu is ready for mobile

Ubuntu, If you’re going to be selling a mobile phone – the least you can do is make the website advertising it optimized for mobile. I could migrate this site to be responsive very easily. I’d be willing to help out. Call me 512-784-6060 * This was brought to my attention by Colin Hemphill
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Log Rotation

When developing server-side software it’s important that you use logs. Just as importantly though, you need to know how to “rotate” your logs, or prevent them from overtaking your server space. Since we use Ubuntu 13.10 currently we use the logrotate feature to help set up our log files and automatically manage log rotations so that our logs won’t overtake the server. It’s fairly simple,
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Sticky Sessions & jsessionid

When building software applications that scale there are numerous technological challenges that begin to pop up. One of these is sessions. In your application, sessions help keep user specific information in memory so that the server doesn’t have to make server queries for the same information repeatedly. Things like username, etc. Sessions are also powerful for securing your database queries and keeping databa
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Xbox One Parties “Unable to join game” @xbox

Over Christmas, my brother and I each got Xbox One’s so we can play video games together when we get the chance. We use Xbox Live parties to video chat and play Call of Duty and Battlefield together. Initially the Party system was great, but after about a week we learned it was incredibly difficult to start a party without getting errors. After some research we have figured out a “hacky” way to fina
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eFax.com

“If you allow them to signup self-service, you should damn well allow that customer to cancel by self-service. Anything less is just crummy.” – David I wholeheartedly agree, canceling service from eFax.com blows.  Hard.
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GoDaddy’s Security Sucks – How many times can we say this?

GoDaddy’s security sucks. We all know this. I have gotten domains stolen from me in the past no numerous other developers that have as well and just yesterday a big story came out about how someone socially hacked GoDaddy & PayPal to steal Naoki Hiroshima’s domains and gain access to the victims email accounts and from there all of their accounts on the internet. The hacker was able to do this by work
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How to get someone banned from Twitter : )

Have you ever heard of people getting banned from a social network for doing “fake” activities? Things like artificially raising their numbers of followers on Twitter, getting hundreds of thousands of fake likes on Facebook, or even getting millions of fake views on youtube? I’ve always been curious how or if a social network could detect someone doing this for their own good, or someone doing it to
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ECommerce Systems need a change

ECommerce systems are ripe for change. Shopify isn’t customizable enough. Bigcommerce is too slow bringing out new features. Magento and Magento Go is far too complicated Volusion’s technology is far outdated, but so are others. NetSuite is far too complicated and completely bloated. (If you haven’t heard of NetSuite, they’re out of your league) No eCommerce platform that currently exists has
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When companies can trademark far too much, “Candy” as a trademark?

So there’s some big news in the trademark world today it seems.  King.com the owners of Candy Crush have trademarked the word “Candy” in both the Video Game market and the clothing market, and Apple is enforcing this trademark in The App Store. On Wednesday, January 15 King.com’s trademark was approved and app store developers have already been receiving notices that if your game contains the
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