Oct
8
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Recovering My MacVim

Although I usually edit files with (graphical) MacVim, I occasionally launch terminal vim. When I do, I see this: github-issues.vim requires Python support, sorry :c I always […]

Apr
17
By Rob Warner  //  No Comments

The Pinnacle of Fitness Failure: Samsung’s Gear Fit Activity Tracker | DC Rainmaker

The Pinnacle of Fitness Failure: Samsung’s Gear Fit Activity Tracker | DC Rainmaker: “Samsung built a cloud-based service that lacks the cloud.  We’ll just call that a […]

Mar
24
By Rob Warner  //  No Comments

The Internet Is Too Small to Be Snarky

Last week, I was frustrated with Oracle SQL Developer (on Mac OS X) for two reasons: When a connection times out (after being left idle too long), […]

Mar
19
By Rob Warner  //  1 Comment

Setting Up My New MacBook Pro

I just bought a new MacBook Pro to replace my mid-2010 MBP. This is my first retina laptop, and it’s beautiful. I’d been waffling for awhile, but […]

Jan
22
By Rob Warner  //  No Comments

The Node Sessions: The Best of OSCON 2011; O’Reilly Media

Various Node.js gurus explain and explore the power of this server-side framework in this collection of videos. Two years later, the videos age pretty well, considering they […]

Jan
10
By Rob Warner  //  No Comments

How to Lock Up Linux Using Sublime Text 3

Steps to Lock Up Linux Using Sublime Text 3: Log in to your Mac OS X machine. Install VirtualBox. Install a Linux virtual machine. Boot that Linux […]

Jan
9
By Rob Warner  //  1 Comment

Installing ForgeRock OpenAM and Apache 2.4.6 on Ubuntu 13.10

TL;DR touch /etc/apache2/httpd.conf Enter /etc/apache2 as your Apache Server Config Directory Path copy the generated line from httpd.conf to apache2.conf The Story I’m no sysadmin, as will […]

Aug
26
By Rob Warner  //  No Comments

The Imperfect Craft | Bitsplitting.org

The Imperfect Craft | Bitsplitting.org: “I’ve seen what happens to people who cling to outdated standards of craftsmanship: they become self-righteous, bitter, and delusional. Guided only by […]

Aug
7
By Rob Warner  //  No Comments

Validation Errors in Eclipse and Alpha-Bits

Cartoons owned Saturday mornings, back when I was young enough to care. The commercials that wedged their way in and between The RoadRunner and The Justice League […]

Jul
1
By Rob Warner  //  No Comments

Gas Pump Mashup: Software and Signware

I was filling my gas tank the other day and saw this sign on the pump: Apparently, it’s easier and cheaper to slap a sign on a […]

Jul
1
By Rob Warner  //  No Comments

CodeFest 2013

Last Friday, the operations and infrastructure folks where I work were swinging the non-production environments to a new datacenter. The development managers decided to use this opportunity […]

May
8
By Rob Warner  //  1 Comment

A Window into Education

My 6th-grade daughter currently home-schools, taking her classes online with Florida Virtual School (FLVS). She started the school year using my wife's MacBook Air, but couldn't get […]

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