I upgraded my DigitalOcean droplet today to run PHP 7, after a few hiccups this was the process that worked best for me. 1. sudo apt-get install python-software-properties 2. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php 3. sudo apt-get update 4. sudo apt-get update && apt-get purge php5-fpm && apt-get --purge autoremove && apt-get install php7.0-fpm php7.0-mysql php7.0 php7.0-json [...]

I've been using ioBridge & X10 for a couple years now to control some of my appliances / lights etc. in my apartment. ioBridge is a small module that allows you to web-enable your projects. Once you buy the control panel you can extend it with various boards, probes and sensors. With the release of [...]

If you manage multiple blogs having an application that can log into and post to multiple blogs can be a great time saver. Windows: http://windowslivewriter.spaces.live.com/ Mac: http://illuminex.com/ecto/ Give it a try!

Earlier I talked about a great free software to convert anything that you can print into a PDF document. What happens if you need to convert a PDF back into a editable document? A free software from HelloPDF just does just that converting any PDF into a .doc format maintaining the original format of the [...]

"Virtual" multiple desktops is something I have dabbled with on and off for the last couple of years. No one software has manged to wow me till now, it's called WindowsPager. Simple, open source and unique all at the bargain price of $0 - once you download (only 330kb) and run this software you are [...]

What many people don’t realize is that PDF is a Federal Information Processing Standard, which means the specifications behind the format are widely published. Numerous developers take advantage of this fact and create programs that offer effective alternatives to Acrobat. doPDF is one of these alternatives that works great and allows you to create a [...]