I haven't got much experience when it comes to testing web applications. Instead (and more so out of apathy than belief), I've always adhered to the ad-hoc test approach. However, the usage of pure Posgres unit tests back when I worked on a complicated investment database with Halfgaar did teach me the advantages of test-driven development.
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on May 19, 2012, at 13:05 |
To generate an SSL certificate signing request (CSR) with key you can do this: openssl req -nodes -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout bla.key -out bla.csr
By halfgaar, 5 years ago, on May 10, 2012, at 15:05 |
I needed some VMs to be available on a backup node, which I accomplished with the distributed remote block device, or DRBD. My host machine is Debian 6.
By halfgaar, 5 years ago, on May 01, 2012, at 18:05 |
I've been needing IE for testing payformystay.com for some time now, but now I'm studying and I need it to work with some interactive Silverlight stuff.
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on April 16, 2012, at 14:04 |
By halfgaar, 5 years ago, on April 12, 2012, at 15:04 |
Mailscanner cut out on me, without errors in the log. It was only after turning on debug (which prevents backgrounding and it then only processes one batch) that it showed me.
By halfgaar, 5 years ago, on February 25, 2012, at 15:02 |
To my great surprise, thanks to Tobias Sjösten, I found out that commenting was broken on blog.bigsmoke.us. I couldn't pinpoint the exact problem, but it must have been introduced with some WordPress upgrade somewhere along the line. I never noticed it because it did work for logged in users. (If I must really guess, I suspect a silent ReCaptcha version compatibility problem.)
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on February 04, 2012, at 13:02 |
Since I moved my LDAP wiki over from DokuWiki to MediaWiki, I've been burried by a daily torrent of spam. Just like with my tropical timber investments wiki, the ReCaptcha extension (with pretty intrusive settings) doesn't seem to do much to stop this shitstream.
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on January 17, 2012, at 15:01 |
Yesterday, while helping Caloe with the website for her company De Buitenkok, I came across the mother of all stupid bugs in Safari. Me having recently announced payformystay.com, I loaded it up in Apple's hipster browser only to notice that the CSS wasn't loaded. Oops!
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on January 16, 2012, at 00:01 |
Januari the first, a very good day to announce a new project that I've been working on this past year. Which I did, on Facebook and Twitter. Now, five days later, it's time te repeat the announcement to give it some much-needed link-juice. I know that normal people don't follow this blog. (I don't even follow this blog!) But it does have PageRank. And it does have 4000 monthly visitors. Time for some link-whoring!
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on January 06, 2012, at 23:01 |