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14
Apr
2016

Creating a simple predicate builder with AngularJS

So I've been working on a project recently where I needed a simple predicatebuilder. Basically I needed a way to allow users to build a somewhat complexsearch using a GUI....
24
Feb
2016

Multiple Calibre Servers under Mac OS X

So there's this program out there called Calibrewhich, despite it's pretty terrible UI, is pretty much the gold standard formanaging eBooks. Seriously, it's such a great program whose only fault...
18
Jan
2016

Pretty URLs - Serving Plex from behind a proxy using mod_proxy and Apache

I'm obsessed with pretty URLs. I admit it. I love looking at a properly formattedURL that just looks nice.I'm slowly converting our internal media library over to Plex now that...
4
Sep
2015

Extending Homestead: Building A Laravel Dev Environment on Mac OS X

I'm a big fan of Laravel and I've really enjoyed building things on it. So I'm going to walk you through a quick lesson in getting a dev environment set...
14
Jul
2015

Securely Signing PHP Phar Files With OpenSSL

PHP's PHAR archives (PHp ARchives, get it?) are a neat development. They're a way to distribute an entire PHP application as a single archived file that can be executed directly...
13
Apr
2015

Scheduled Throttling with pfSense

Apple has launched a new Photos App for OS X, along with the ability to upload your entire library to iCloud. And with prices that are so cheap, there's almost...
18
Mar
2015

Responsive CSS3 Columns with Sass and Bootstrap

Impatient? Scroll to the bottom to download.So I recently was working on a site and wanted to use CSS3 columns. But I really like how the grid system works in...
16
Mar
2015

Installing the Ubiquiti UniFi Controller Software on pfSense 2.2

Note: I am leaving this here for the reference and posterity, but for a variety of reasons,I no longer recommend doing this. It is a neat hack, but tends to...
5
Feb
2013

Creating an iTunes Dropbox on a Mac

DownloadI recently added a Mac mini to my setup at home, that I'm using to drive my in-home "video on demand" system. With many of the TV's in the house...
31
Jul
2012

Merging M4V files on a Mac ... with chapters!

As I've mentioned a couple of times before, one of my projects right now is ripping all the DVDs I own so that I can watch them on my AppleTV...