Archive for August, 2008

Flex Camp Ottawa recap

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

The Flex Camp Ottawa event at Adobe last Thursday was an experience to remember: well-organized, great speakers and interesting information. While I'm no Flex developer, I was interested to see those who are in the city.  Having the top two Flash firms (Fuel Industries & Teknision) in Ottawa as presenters tipped ...

DevShop’s Kicking the top bad habits of project management event recap

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

  Craig Fitzpatrick of DevShop make a presentation today at Ramius as part of their Periscope - Look | Share | Learn events. According to Craig's analysis, there are 3 camps in the project management tool space: - schedules-based - collaboration-based, or - document-centric. DevShop's tool is currently mainly schedules-based. They've developed a framework to solve the ...

Enable mod_rewrite on Ubuntu server for CakePHP

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

To have CakePHP working with pretty URLs, mod_rewrite has to be enabled.  The following is a how-to for enabling mod_rewrite for Apach2 on Ubuntu. System info: /etc/apache2$ cat /proc/version Linux version 2.6.24-16-server (buildd@palmer) (gcc version 4.2.3 (Ubuntu 4.2.3-2ubuntu7)) #1 SMP Thu Apr 10 13:58:00 UTC 2008 Step 1: Enable mod_rewrite /etc/apache2$ sudo a2enmod rewrite Module rewrite ...