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O2 UK – mobile phone telco is crap, grass is green, bears etc

Two days ago I decide to order a Moto G handset to replace the one I destroyed earlier this year. So I head over to the O2 website to get me a new phone (O2 because my PAYG SIM is … Continue reading

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Beware of Mr Cloud T-Shirts

Watch out for this guy – I ordered a T-shirt on the 10th of October and paid via PayPal. What struck me as slightly odd was that I never got a confirmation message from his shopping cart app, but … Continue reading

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MS SoapClient and WSDLReader error ‘80020009’

This trips me up every year with a blob of legacy classic ASP code I have on my debug and test environment: The above code suddenly starts throwing this error for no apparent good reason: Then after half an hour … Continue reading

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Mercurial and mercurial-server on CentOS

In my previous two posts I explained how I configured Python 2.7 and Mercurial 1.9.3 on CentOS 5.5 x64 for HTTP access. HTTP access is fine but life is simpler when using SSH. Overview mercurial-server is one of many shared … Continue reading

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Another Python/Mercurial/mod_wsgi on CentOS HOWTO – 2/2

In part 1 I covered how to install Python, Mercurial and mod_wsgi. In this article I’ll explain how to publish your repositories. Configure Apache + mod_wsgi Load up your apache httpd.conf file into your favourite editor and add the following … Continue reading

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Another Python/Mercurial/mod_wsgi on CentOS HOWTO – 1/2

This is how I got Mercurial up and running on CentOS 5.5 x64. The goal here was to deploy this as a “central” repository Mercurial server so the dev team can push their updates to this box. For this build … Continue reading

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My old DasBlog based site got a bit tired and too hard to maintain so here’s a blog reboot.

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