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Deployment of Multiple Web.py Applications using uWSGI and Nginx on Ubuntu

The scenario here is that we want to deploy multiple web.py applications under the same domain (‘apps.example.com’ for instance). These applications are independent from each other and reside in separate paths. There are quite a number of ways of achieving … Continue reading

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Deployment of Web.py Applications Using uWSGI and Nginx on Ubuntu

The next post contains an advanced version of this guide. This post is a update to the previous one on the same topic. The environment is as usual a low-end VPS with freshly installed Ubuntu 10.04.3 Lucid LTS (minimal version). … Continue reading

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Debian Installer for Wii

Note: this is work-in-progress. This note will be gone when the post is finished. Being the distro with the most versatile CPU architecture support, it was no wonder that Debian and its derivative systems were the first to be installed … Continue reading

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Hacking Up an RGB Framebuffer Driver for Wii-Linux – Take Two

Note: For background information and ‘take one’, please see the previous post on this topic. There will be as little repetition as possible in this post. After the previous post on this topic went online, Malcolm Parsons from DSlinux commented … Continue reading

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Wii Framebuffer Driver Performance Benchmarks II

This is the raw output of x11perfcomp -ro. Tests were run under Debian 5.0.8 at 640x480x16bit. For details on the different driver modes, please see this post.

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Deployment of Web.py Applications Using uWSGI and Nginx

This post is outdated. See this post for more up-to-date directions. It should be safe to assume that anyone remotely interested in such a topic must already have a fair understanding of what this post is about, so let’s not … Continue reading

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Hacking Up an RGB Framebuffer Driver for Wii-Linux

Update: Take Two Linux was successfully ported to Wii by the gc-linux team as early as Feb 2008, shortly after the release of the Twilight hack. In the following two years, huge progress and improvements were made to the port … Continue reading

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Wii Framebuffer Driver Performance Benchmarks

This is the raw output of x11perfcomp. Tests were run under Debian 5.0.8 at 640x480x16bit. For details on the different driver modes, please see this post.

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Track Firefox Extension Installation and Usage Statistics Using Google Analytics

Browser extension developers often want to know how many people have downloaded their work and are actually using them. They may also want to know how often their users interact with the extensions, like accessing options/preferences etc. Although entities behind … Continue reading

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Using localStorage in Firefox Extensions for Persistent Data Storage

HTML5 introduced the ‘Web Storage‘ specification, which aims to provide a method for web developers to store data persistently on users’ local file system. By using the ‘localStorage’ object, key-value pairs can be stored (as strings) and persist through browser … Continue reading

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