Author: Andrew

XBMC and MythTV UPnP Conflicts 0

MythTV UPnP Conflicts with XBMC UPnP

The XBMC/Kodi and MythTV UPnP services will conflict with each other when running on the same server. Here’s how to resolve this problem.

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Deploying a git Repository with rsync and Tagging

Streamline deploying a git repository using rsync and tagging.

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Best TextMate “Meta” Bundle: GetBundles

  TextMate has quickly become my absolute favorite editor. It loads quickly, is endlessly extensible, and in general, stays out of your way unless you need some help.

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Getting Started with iOS Web Applications: Block Best Practices

Being relatively new to building Web applications for iPhone, iPad and other Webkit/iOS browsers, I’ve been spending more and more time searching through the Apple Developer Safari Reference Library.

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Getting More Done, Mac Edition

Lately, I’ve started implementing David Allen’s GTD framework for “Getting Things Done.” I’ve never been a huge fan of life coaches, “creative visualization to get what you want in life,” and all the touchy-feely “my...

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Getting Boxee and XBMC Back after the Apple TV 3.0.1 Update

The Apple TV has a lot of potential. Unfortunately, it has some “features” that limit its usefulness out of the box. Thankfully, some really smart people have stepped in to leverage third-party components, extending its capabilities that bring it one step closer to being a fantastic HTPC.

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Usability & the NYC MTA MetroCard

Not that the MTA is known for providing a good experience… but… I purchase a pre-tax monthly MTA MetroCard through a program at work, and I’ve noticed something inconsistent. When I drop my card...

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Enabling Flash Video (FLV) Playback on Windows IIS

Here’s another “gotcha” courtesy of Microsoft: by default, IIS doesn’t include a MIME type for Flash Video (FLV) files, resulting in a 404 Not Found error whenever you try to access the file. One...

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Opt-Out of “Interest Based Ads” from Google and Other Ad Networks

While I don’t consider myself to be paranoid about being tracked around the Web, I still value my privacy. I also don’t like companies making money off of me (unless I’m getting a cut,...

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Troubleshooting jQuery in WordPress Themes

Here’s another “oh yeah, I always forget about that” geek item. I spent a few hours today going nuts trying to figure out why the jQuery Cycle plug-in wasn’t working in a new theme...

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