A DRY Piece of Cake

So I've been learning CakePHP the last few days. Bit by bit I've been trying to port a lecagy admininistration app to Cake. 'Secretly' linking menuitems to finished Cake parts as we go. And I must say: I'm pretty excited....

Create Daemons in PHP

Everyone knows PHP can be used to create websites. But it can also be used to create desktop applications and commandline tools. And now with a class called System_Daemon, you can even create daemons using nothing but PHP. And did...

My New IDE: NetBeans

Writing code requires two important things: creativity & discipline. The creativity to create the unknown, unexplored, exciting parts of software. And the discipline to create the dull & all-too-well-known parts of software / documentation.

Search for a Package With apt-file

Recently I needed ogg123 on an Ubuntu server to convert some media. Naturally, I wanted to use aptitude to install it, but I didn't know what package it was in. Now, you can always google of course, but you can...

org.eclipse.emf.ecore.util.EcoreEMap

One error that has bugged my Eclipse PDT for a long time, was _org.eclipse.emf.ecore.util.EcoreEMap $DelegateEObjectContainmentEList. _A vague error, not much to go on, not many hits on google either. Turned out it had to do with the version of my...