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07
Aug
2016

5.7 Mysql server without root password

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Do you want to use your Mysql server without root password (as a non-root user) in Ubuntu 16.04 and newer? Still struggling getting it work?

13
Jun
2016
07
Feb
2016

Continuous Delivery with Symfony

Most of the Symfony based applications use Capifony for creating a continuous delivery pipeline but sometimes it’s not flexible enough. Because of this reason I’ve decided to create a different approach (which can be seem a bit old-looking but it’s easy, trust me). First, let’s take a look at the process: Development/Testing pipeline Okay, we […]

22
Jan
2016

Creating a fake authentication server

In my opinion one of the most annoying things in games with online mode that after a while the publishers turn the servers off which makes the online part unusable in some cases. I thought this time I’ll save one game from extinction by creating a fake authentication server for it, though it turned out […]

01
Jan
2016

Pimp my notebook: Color effects for your workstation

How cool would be to work on a computer which is more colorful than the usual white-gray-black trio? You probably know the cars from the movie Fast & Furious which had cool lights at the bottom. Nah, I thought it’s time to do the same with my ride: my workstation (with color effects!). 🙂 Before […]

19
Dec
2015

Enhance your website with a cool BSOD 500 error page

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Are you looking for a cool 500 Internal server error page? Are you bored with the mainstream “Ooops, something unexpected happened…” type of messages? Go no further, you’ve just found the perfect error page! If you like it, you can download the code snippet (with HTML + inline CSS) from here: http://rutkai.hu/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/500_error.txt

10
Oct
2015

Hacktivity basic puzzle: Math in 3 seconds

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The puzzle from Hacktivity Here is a basic level puzzle from Hacktivity: you have to solve an equation in 3 seconds. This sounds pretty easy until you see the equation itself. 🙂

30
Nov
2014

Building a highly secure, cheap secondary backup from scratch

In this article I’m going to build a NAS from Banana PI (which is a popular alternative to Raspberry PI). However, this NAS is not intended to be for general use but as a secondary backup. The primary goal of this project is to use cheap components and the result will be as secure as […]

11
Jul
2014

Yii AR camel case getters

However the old Yii framework is still pretty good, it lacks in some features. One of this features is the active record camel case to snake case transparent transformer. If you had a database with snake case column names (which is the standard), then you would probably met the same snake case columns in your […]

12
Apr
2014

Symfony2: automatic validation

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If you used validators previously, then you would probably know that sometimes you have to validate the objects manually. This may happen if a controller receives an Ajax request (which doesn’t contain any forms) or an action manipulates several objects.