Monthly Archives: September 2011

Common PHP Compile Configuration Options

I’ve been compiling PHP from source lately. Some common baseline options I’m using: sudo ./configure –with-mysql –with-apxs2=/usr/sbin/apxs –with-mcrypt=/usr/local/src/php-5.3.8/ext/mcrypt –with-config-file-path=/etc –with-openssl In my local dev environment, I place all my language source files in /usr/local/src (ie php 5.3.8) and then symlink any needed command line features. For example /bin/php would symlink to /usr/local/src/sapi/cli. That way, If [...]

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Goals for the Coming Week

I recently posted my goals not only for the rest of the year, but for a long time in advance. A big part of reaching your goals is tracing the steps you need to take to get there. Goals for the rest of the year (mid-range goals) are supposed to support your goals for the [...]

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How I fixed screen flicker on Acer S232HL widescreen – Macbook Pro

I hooked my new Acer S232HL widescreen monitor up to my Macbook pro using mini-dvi to HDMI and was getting some pretty crazy screen flicker. I fixed this by changing the display settings from 1080i to 1080p. The display looks great now = ) Hope this helps someone!

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