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Prevent IIS from serving .svn directories

If you’d like to update a production web site or application from SVN but are worried about the security implications of having .svn directories exposed to the public, see the following simple solution: http://www.svnforum.org/2017/viewtopic.php?p=5366&sid=da041ae2fa53fa923d632559721a51de#5366

Resolve sudden #Name? output in detail section of Access 2007 Report

I had a working report in Access 2007. It sourced a query called Rosters. The report grouped by several course-related fields, and then in the detail section, it printed names and student IDs. The effect was a stack of printable student rosters. Then I needed to change the Rosters query to do a little filtering. …

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LAMPP/XAMPP + WordPress: Asking for Connection Information to install plugins

A standard LAMPP install on Ubuntu hosting a wordpress site is going to yield a screen asking for connection information if you try to install a plugin using the integrated installer.  To get around this, fix the ownership of the wordpress directory and the permissions. NOTE: what I’m about to tell you to do is …

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CakePHP mutliple checkbox input

This is just here because I always forget how to do it:

PDFaliscious Macro for Word 2007

Want a single click button that will take your document, save it to PDF in a certain folder, then close the current document? It’s great when you need to machine-gun thrrough a bunch of document conversions. Here’s how: 1) open a word document 2) click the View tab in the Ribbon 3) click the Macros …

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DIRECT link to download JRE5 Update 20-something

http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/5u22/jre It’s complete bullshit that you have to fill out a form to get an e-mail link to the download. This post goes out to all the devs who are NOT GOING TO FILL OUT THAT FORM. Shove it, Java, just shove it.

[SOLVED] “fatal: Could not read bundle ‘/path/to/your/file.ext’.” during git clone

$ git clone /path/to/repo/* Initialized empty Git repository in /path/to/file.ext/.git/ error: ‘/path/to/repo/file.ext’ does not look like a v2 bundle file fatal: Could not read bundle ‘/path/to/repo/file.ext’. Fortunately, it happened after I’d just done a serious site-wide rename of a bunch of files, and I decided to try cleaning the repository. This solved everything: $ git …

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