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A MySQL query to get the default locations for each country.

A MySQL query to get the default locations for each country.

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Nu.nl vroeg me vriendelijk een uitzondering te maken in mijn Addblocker voor hun website. Nadat ik dat deed zag de pagina er zo uit:  

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Every day (I think in fact, every time my phone connects to Wifi) it asks: “Gallery requests permission for Picasa Web Albums” It then only allows two ways of answering this question: “Cancel”, “Login” When I press Cancel, the Picasa mob leaves me alone…

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A CDN, or Content Delivery Network can improve your website’s performance while at the same time save you bandwidth. Here’s 3 reasons to use a CDN. 1: CDNs help to improve caching The fastest way to get data to a client is by not sending it at all. If the…

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Web Storage API HTML5 gave us this beautiful thing: consistent cross-browser local storage of ‘vast amounts’ of data on the visitor’s computer in the form of the Web Storage API. The default quota is 5MB, which is huge compared to cookies. I’m using it in…

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For some years now I’ve had the feeling that Firefox’ development has been going in the wrong direction. The software just never seemed to get back to the speedy experience we had with Firefox 2. Another project I have had this feeling with is Eclipse. It…

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MySQL’s utf8 is broken MySQL really made a mess here. What they are calling utf8 really isn’t. Hidden away in the [MySQL manual](https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/charset-unicode-utf8mb4.html) we can read this: “The character set named utf8 uses a…

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When I tried to install the Openshift client tools all seemed well until I tried to run rhc-setup: C:\Windows\System32>rhc setup C:/Ruby22-x64/lib/ruby/2.2.0/rubygems/core_ext/kernel_require.rb:54:in `require': cannot load such file -- dl/import…
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