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June, 2007

Ubuntu 7.04, Mac OS X and Parallels howto

The virtualization world is not only for Windows and its name is not only VMWare. Specially since the migration of Apple’s Macs to the Intel x86 platform, that kind of software has seen in the Cupertino computers a new and fresh market to exploit. And one of the software pieces who has built one of […]

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Avoid firefox message: Install missing plugins

My laptop is an ibook G4 and maybe because of madness or because I’m so geek, I use linux on my ibook. One of the most annoying problems is that there is no good support for flash in linux PPC. This causes that all webpages viewed with firefox that requires the flash player plugins makes […]

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Customizing IRB

While developing a Ruby application or while learning ruby, one of the things you must use is IRB (interactive ruby). As in its man page is said “irb is a tool to execute interactively ruby expressions read from stdin.”. In this tool you can type and execute directly ruby code. It’s very useful but like […]

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Developing Javascript involved web applications with Firebug

If you’ve been assigned to a new web application project lately, you’ll probably have had to deal with this [not] new AJAX technology. To be honest, AJAX is good, and websites like Google Mail and Flickr are good examples of that. But remember something: it’s always bad to abuse of something. It’s always bad to […]

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Subversioning a Rails App

The time when application versions where stored in different folders or in zip files has ended. Today we have great tools like Subversion or CVS. This tools must be known by everybody, but for those who aren’t known, they are applications that control versions of files. While developing a Ruby on Rails application it’s good […]

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Create your own local domain with DHCP and BIND

If you begin to have a lot of computers at home, or even you manage a little LAN on an office, it may come in handy to have a little domain configured. Having a domain configured has some advantages, including easy machine naming and name resolution of those machines. We’ll explain here how to setup […]

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Nike + iPod

Do you like running? The Nike+Ipod Sports Kit fits perfectly to your needs. When I bought this gadget some weeks ago I was a bit averse. I didn’t believe that this cheap sensor (30€/$) could measure my training accurately. I was wrong. Like in all company products, Apple have achieved again a perfect symbiosis between […]

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Code Snippets in Visual Studio 2005

In the developing process of applications that are not as small as the typical “Hello, World!” examples, there are a variety of factors than can lead to important time savings. There’s a lot of documentation out there on how to design and specify application before the coding process starts, but there is a crucial factor […]

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Think in Geek!

What is Think in Geek, you may ask. Well, the obvious answer is simple: a geek blog. We could have named it Yet Another Geek Blog, but we couldn’t find a nice domain for that name (yagb.com sucks hard). And why another geek blog, you may ask too? The answer is another question: why not? […]