Category Archives: Compute

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Node.js App Debugging

Install node-inspector: npm install -g node-inspector Start the node-inspector server: node-inspector & Start your node app under node-inspector debugger: node –debug your/node/program.js Break on entry: node –debug-brk your/node/program.js Attach Chrome debugger locally: chrome http://127.0.0.1:8080/debug?port=5858 & Advertisements

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Link: Lua scripting for Redis

Useful links with information on writing Redis extensions in Lua: Redis EVAL docs Lua: A Guide for Redis Users Redis Google Group topic thread      

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Object Namespace Manager on node.js

I’ve been porting the Object Namespace Manager library (formerly ONMjs, now simply onm) from a global namespace implementation to CommonJS and working on a Grunt-based build strategy. Here’s what I need to do: Maintain the onm source code, in CoffeeScript, using … Continue reading

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Weird Chome/Chromium Rendering Problems in KDE 4.11.2 under VirtualBox

I recently upgraded to VirtualBox 4.3.4 on a Windows 7 host machine and noticed a bunch of strange rendering problems with Chrome/Chromium in Debian and Kubuntu Linux guest instances running the latest stable KDE 4.11.2. Symtoms: Whenever Chrome opens a … Continue reading

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Baseline Web Development Environment on Debian 7.2.0

Installed a fresh copy of Debian 7.2.0 in a VirtualBox VM and am gong through the process of setting up a web development environment on top of this Linux distribution. FWIW, I like KDE and am using it instead of … Continue reading

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So You Want Your JavaScript Library to Run Everywhere?

Guess this is going to be a running-edit post as the more I dig, the more I find… Damn it, this should be easier. Originally I wrote: A very helpful post on SitePen.com: Run-Anywhere JavaScript All I have to say is what … Continue reading

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MacBook Pro Trackpad Goes Berserk, Fixed By SMC & PRAM Reset

The trackpad sensor on my 2011 MacBook Pro recently went berserk making my laptop virtually unusable. I had read about the device’s sensitivity to moister and was concerned that I had damaged the sensor recently by getting a few rain … Continue reading

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