This is a repost of an old article i had written in 2012 on posterous.com. Posterous shut down
I was recently invited to an interview by a well respected internet company in Bangalore to interview for a web development role. I thought this would be a Continue reading
Ever wondered if there was a quick guide to working with branches. Sure there’s Git SCM and Git Ref, but it’s not always obvious what that one line of code is that you need, right now!. So here’s my attempt to address the issue. For those familiar with git, but don’t quite know what command to run.
This is a list of git commands for common situations when working with branches. It addresses branch creation and discovery. Continue reading
Normally for this kind of task you would do a `sudo apt-get install redis-server`, but you’ll only get Redis 2.2. The current stable release is 2.8, and that’s not even in Ubuntu 13.04. You can download and make manually, but there’s a simpler way.
For those of you who have the unenviable task of building a technical analysis library in PHP, Anatoliy Belsky has ported the comprehensive Technical Analysis Library to PHP as a PECL extension. It is a work in progress, and during my trial the pecl extension broke during install. Continue reading
Installing sphinx and the PECL extension has confused me a couple of times. The installation is arcane and buggy, so I’ve written down the steps to automate it. I’ve used this on Ubuntu 11.10+ . If you know of how to make this work on CentOS or another Linux, let me know. And now, the script :