Tag: programming

Compiling C Programs on OS X 10.7+

One of the first posts I wrote for this blog, back in 2007, was about how to write and compile C programs using Mac OS X. That post was a result of me doing C programming in my first year

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How to: Backup a website with FTPcopy

When running a website, it is very important to have a backup of all site files, to prepare for any event that may require reloading data (file corruption, moving hosts, etc.). After building my Ubuntu file server, I knew that

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Bash script to add TV episode names

Earlier I wrote an Applescript that goes online to TV.com and finds the episode titles for TV show video files. While that seemed to work properly, TV.com changed their format and my Applescript went kaput. Since I really wanted to

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Side Project: Script Directory

Building websites is a rather evolutionary thing. Code is reused and improved continuously and after a few sites that used a similar code structure, I decided to create a separate subdomain of my site to sell these scripts for $1.

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What is Search Engine Optimization?

If you’ve worked on a website, or had someone build a website for you, or even purchase webhosting, you’ve probably heard the “buzz-phrase” Search Engine Optimization. What exactly is this long-winded acronym? SEO, as it is commonly referred to, is

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