Archive > October 2009

Multilingual support for WordPress: improved!

I’ve been using wordpress ZdMultilang plugin to  write articles in several languages. The truth is that the plugin is awesome. It works great! The only thing I missed was the lack of support for keeping separate comments, so the users reading the post in English only see the comments that the English-readers version made, and […]

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Configure a DNS server in Ubuntu

Today I’ve been trying to configure a DNS server in a private server with Ubuntu installed in it. The truth is that it took me a while, but finally I got it The following link has helped me a lot: How to setup a DNS server in Ubuntu

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Twitter API using PHP

We could be discussing about why twitter is a success, or talking about the utility of twitter, but this is a blog about programming, that’s why I prefer to talk about how to use twitter API to do your own applications. Mainly, the only thing you need to know is that twitter has 2 APIs: […]

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Manso advice: How to report bugs

The main work of the QA is to make sure that the product works perfectly well (or at least, with a minimum quality).  QA people have to find the greatest number of problems with the product, incoherences, compatibility bugs, typos, …. and once they found them, they should make sure the bugs have dissapeared in […]

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If it’s going to take less than 15 min, do it!

The thing is that I’ve been taking a look at my pending drafts.. and there are quite a lot of them. Probably the main reason is that I like to save ideas I have while I’m working for later, which is not bad, because otherwise I would loose focus on what I’m doing. The problem […]

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The C++ class std::string sucks!

Still today, after some time without programming in C++, I wake up at night with nightmares about string class. If you have programmed in C++ you probably know what I’m talking about.It’s HORRIBLE. Probably, the designer (or designers) of the standard string class though something like: “Oh My Good!! We are going to make the […]

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