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Linux

FTP: How to download all files, directories and sub-directories

I’ve recently decided to cancel my hosting package with 1and1, as I don’t really have much use for it any more what with all the freebies Google is dishing out. I needed to take a backup of all my files, and unfortunately mget doesn’t (or at least at the time) doesn’t support the downloading of […]

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Google App Engine Java

JSTL Expressions ignored by Google App Engine, how to fix that..

So, you’ve written a nice J2EE application and have uploaded it onto the GAE only to be upset that your nice variables are displaying as ${contact.firstName} for example? No worries, its a simple issue, GAE seems to ignore expression language by default and all you need to do is to add the following line into […]

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Google App Engine Java Stripes

Modify your Java web application to run on Google App Engine

So, you have a Java web application that you would like to host somewhere for free, no worries, Google to the rescue. What is Google App Engine? Well to quote from their site… Google App Engine lets you run your web applications on Google’s infrastructure. App Engine applications are easy to build, easy to maintain, […]

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Frameworks & Tools Java Stripes

Setting up a basic Stripes framework

After being introduced to Struts1, Struts2 and SpringMVC at a very early stage in my development career, I was very happy to work on a project with Stripes. Stripes can do nearly everything I was doing with other action based frameworks, but is much simpler to use but is also a very versatile framework. I’ve […]

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Linux

Slackware 13.0 Installation : Part 1, pre-install

Slackware, which I like to refer to as “proper linux”, theres no messing around with fancy wizards, this is hardcore linux; and a good cure for insomnia (second to Linux From Scratch that is) This should help you get Slackware 13 installed, I did all of this using Virtual Box so make sure you have […]

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Linux

Linux from Scratch, an Intro

So, I’ve decided to have a go at linux from scratch, which should satisfy a good headache for the next year or so, possibly longer. Checkout : linuxfromscratch.org Or have a quick read of the Wiki entry At this moment, I’m not quite sure as to what I’ll tailor my distro to, possibly gaming or […]