Miscellaneous: The most useful device of the week

February 1, 2010

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When Apple announced its iPad, I am scratching my head thinking how to do my school work, the interest rate swap. I truly believe that a tablet device will help me to do better to the environment, reducing my carbon emission – I usually write a lot of crap on paper and throw the paper […]

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Javascript: YUI rich text editor fails to save text

January 21, 2010

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Last night I found another strange problem when writing a code using Yahoo User Interface 2 (YUI 2). I used YUI 2 rich text editor and found that whatever I typed in that editor would not be passed to my server-side scripting. I actually started my debugging from the backend porting, making sure that whatever I wrote worked perfectly fine and, finally, I realized that actually the rich text editor didn't give my script the text.

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Clean Energy: Why do we seriously consider electric car?

January 19, 2010

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I am a fan of Top Gear UK. I like to see super cars running around with a jumping-horse-logo in front of it, or a golden bull showing off its horns. Most today cars run gasoline, drink gasoline, or… no, they don’t, they only convert the gasoline into something useful, which is called energy. They […]

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Hibernate: My Spring-Hibernate 101

January 18, 2010

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It has been a while I work with Spring Framework but I have yet touch Hibernate. Today is the first time I am trying to look at Hibernate in detail in a project that I lead. This project has been around for about a year plus; it is a website powered by Servlets using Spring Framework and Hibernate, which is mainly written by a friend.

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MySQL: ERROR 1045 Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’ (using password: YES)

September 11, 2009

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This error message indicates that the MySQL database is not set to receive a root connection from localhost, which is very hilarious issue. The only way I can fix this issue is by resetting the root permission of the MySQL database. So, the answer to that how I do that is at this page. root@ubuntu:/# […]

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CrunchPad: What makes it so special?

July 6, 2009

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I find this new gadget announce in the techcrunch but I don’t understand what makes it so special. The name is CrunchPad; in short, it is a gadget to browse the internet. Yes, the device boots to a browser. The prototype is stated to have a Linux based operating systems and a Webkit based browser […]

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HP-UX: Free Software and wget Installation with Proxy

July 6, 2009

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The easiest way to obtain HP-UX free software is to go to `Porting and Archive Centre for HP-UX` website; there are a couple of these websites, which can be found using `HP-UX archive` keyword in Google. http://hpux.cs.utah.edu http://hpux.connect.org.uk The website provides HP-UX depot installer file for each free software. The depot is a common HP-UX […]

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