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Creating a presentation with LaTeX and powerdot

A few days ago, I gave a talk at PHP London about using OAuth with PHP. I started out building it in OpenOffice, but quickly found the process annoying, especially considering that I wanted to export to PDF with progressive disclosure on some slides. After putting the skeleton of the talk together, I decided to […]

Recovering from pvmove failure

Note: This is a fairly rambling explanation of recent events. I assume that you have at least a passing knowledge of LVM and its terminology. This was written to prove that it is possible to recover from pvmove failing (in certain cases) due to the way it performs its operations and backs up metadata.

mod_sqltemplate: A distraction from work

I’ve begun the long and (hopefully) interesting task of working on mod_sqltemplate.  I have not yet found a tutorial or guide to working with APR’s DBD API (the database abstraction layer for the Apache Portable Runtime), so I’ll write one and publish it here as I go along…

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