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Installing Eclipse Luna on Windows 10

Hey guys, I have recently been playing around with the insider preview of Windows 10. Love it so far, and since everyone will likely upgrade form Windows 8 to Windows 10, I thought I'd write some articles using it. This article explains how…
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How to install Eclipse and PyDev

If you are just starting to learn Python development, you may be wondering what is a good IDE (Interactive Development Environment) you can use to get the code flowing? My personal favorite is Eclipse with the PyDev plugin. Why is it my favourite?…
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How to completely uninstall MariaDB from a Debian 7 server

There are many guides about how to install and configure popular applications on Linux servers, but not much on how to remove them. I found this out when I needed to install a MariaDB Galera cluster on a server which already had a stand-alone…
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It doesn't bloody work! 4 things to keep in mind when reporting a bug

As a professional software engineer, I deal with bug reports all the time. As a result, I have had my fair share of tickets which read something along the lines of: "<insert arbitrary feature here> is not working!!!". Don't get…
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Excellent Command Prompt Alternative

My good friend Alireza recently sent me a link to an alternative command prompt application for Windows called Cmder. When I first clicked the link, my initial thought was "this looks nice, but is it really worth installing a…
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Making WordPress comments form work with Bootstrap 3

While re-designing my WordPress blog template I came across the challenge of making the WordPress comments form play nicely with Bootstrap 3. Unlike the search form which is easily customized by simply adding a 'searchform.php' template…
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How to clone a GitHub project on Android Studio

You may have read/watched my previous tutorial How to use GitHub with Android Studio 1.x. This is a follow up tutorial which explains how to clone a project that has been added to GitHub. If you're looking for more in-depth training,…
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How to remove a git remote

In the comments of my article How to use GitHub with Android Studio 1.x, Cynthia gets the following error: Unfortunately, it seems that Android Studio doesn't offer any way to modify/add/remove git remotes from your repository.…
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How to use GitHub with Android Studio 1.x

Previously, I wrote a post called How to use GitHub with Android Studio, which was based on the beta version of Android Studio. Since then, Android Studio has progressed past the Beta phase and is now officially the primary IDE for…
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Low cost backup solution for Linux using Dropbox and a shell script

In this guide I will explain how to create a backup solution for your Linux server using a basic shell script and Dropbox. It’s good for text files but not so good for bigger media files such as audio and video. It works as follows: We…