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New Apple virus / botnet

I host a couple of websites on my home server, this one included obviously, and others for community organisations. They don’t need a lot of maintenance. I’ve written some perl scripts to monitor apache logs for obvious signs of comment-spam, and this keeps manual work to a minimum. So I Read more…

By dkasak, ago
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JewelKit-1.0 released

I’m happy to announce another initial release: JewelKit-1.0 – a Windows distribution of Perl, Gtk3, and bindings ( which are the “glue” between the Perl language and the Gtk3 toolkit ). Gtk3 developers rejoice! Details of the project are in the ‘permanent’ WordPress page ( as opposed to these ‘posts’ ).

By dkasak, ago
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Powercom-Utils-1.1 released

I’ve just released version 1.1 of my powercom-utils. This release mainly brings some greatly improved graphing code ( I don’t use any graphing libraries – I use Cairo directly ). Full changelog: New configs for the graph’s min and max hour.  The previous method of calculating the min & max Read more…

By dkasak, ago
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Gtk3::Ex::DBI-3.1 released

Hot on the tails of the tech-preview of the stand-alone Datasheet library released earlier, I’m proud to now release the next major incarnation of my cross-platform RAD libraries for database development, Gtk3::Ex::DBI. This release is a culmination of many years of hacking and contains over 700 individual commits. It drives Read more…

By dkasak, ago
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Tutorial: Netezza Emulator on Linux in KVM

What is the Netezza Software Emulator? Netezza is a data warehouse appliance from IBM. It’s a multi-million dollar investment, so for developers and proof-of-concept projects, an emulator is provided, which consists of 2 VMWare appliances. One is the ‘Host’, which is the front-end that applications talk to via JDBC / Read more…

By dkasak, ago