How to Enable Ant For Zend Studio

This week I found out that Zend Studio has Ant disabled by default (no idea why). Then I tried find a way to reactivate it by installing plugins or opening the workspace in a standard eclipse. Finally I found a nice post on the internet that explains how to have Zend reactivate the Ant plugins […]

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Running MySQL Proxy as a daemon

I had to figure out how to setup mySQL Proxy to run as a daemon (system service). The original information came from this page and has been slightly modified. It is assumed that mySQL Proxy has been installed and the mysql-proxy executable is located at /usr/local/sbin/mysql-proxy. The first file is the init.d launch script: /etc/init.d/mysql-proxy […]

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(partial) MySQL Proxy API Doc

I have been working a lot with MySQL proxy lately and trying to figure out how it works is a major PITA. There is virtually no documentation for it and the best way to understand how it actually works is to read the source code. This is a list of API functions discovered by reading […]

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Add a self-generated SSL certificate to the list of trusted certificates

Usually Java only accepts SSL certificates that can be validated with one of the CA providers in JRE’s internal cacerts keystore. The cacerts keystore is a file located at $JAVA_HOME/lib/security/cacerts How to import a self generated SSL certificate First, export the self-generated key ‘mywebsite.com’ to a file called mywebsite.com.cert on the server keytool -export -keystore […]

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Activating microphone boost on a Soundblaster Audigy SE in Windows Vista

Note: This is a repost of the same article, which got deleted when my website was hacked. I just spent over two hours figuring out how to get my microphone to work under windows vista 32bits with my new Soundblaster Audigy SE so I’m writing this blog post in the hopes that it will help […]

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