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Apr
2018
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Dealing with SQLite files in mobile apps

Recently I found myself wanting to inspect what was in the application database outside of the mobile application I was working on, which as usual lead me to search for a solution on DuckDuckGo. I found a great link here, which basically says: Download and install SQLite command line tools if necessary (OSX comes with one). Find the SQLite file you want to inspect. In…

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Apr
2018
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How to determine and set your default java version on OSX

Open terminal and do the following: [korey@localhost ~]$ cd /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines [korey@localhost /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines]$ ls -al[korey@localhost ~]$ cd /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines [korey@localhost /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines]$ ls -al This will give you a list of JDKs that you have installed. To set the default java version to 1.8.0_131 for example, use the following command: [korey@localhost ~]$ /usr/libexec/java_home -v 1.8.0_131 –exec javac -version[korey@localhost ~]$ /usr/libexec/java_home -v 1.8.0_131 –exec javac -version Related link

17

Jan
2018
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IoT Devices and Network Security

This is going to be a multi-part post about securing your home/business network and separating your IoT devices into their own to keep them and yourself “safer”. With the explosion of IoT in the recent years, its hard to find any business or hue without some sort of “smart” device. Whether its a TV, Sonos, Nest thermostat, or even a fridge or a washing machine,…

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16

Apr
2017
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Solving Appcelerator Compile Issue – Invalid Request

After updating the Appcelerator CLI, my build started failing. The log message was not very helpful, but Google was and it lead me to this link. The gist of it is here: result from /build-verify=> {"success":false,"error":"invalid request","code":"com.appcelerator.security.invalid.session"}, err=nullresult from /build-verify=> {"success":false,"error":"invalid request","code":"com.appcelerator.security.invalid.session"}, err=null The answer, perform the following [korey@localhost ~]$ appc logout Appcelerator Command-Line Interface, version 6.2.0 Copyright (c) 2014-2017, Appcelerator, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  …

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Jun
2015
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Manage Apache on OSX (Updated or Yosemite)

Here is a little tip for customizing apache on OSX. The first thing you have to do is turn on Web Sharing in your System Preferences. This will start the local Apache server and you can access it by going to http://localhost. From here, you can start modifying it to your will. Apache customization is a big topic and you can find all you need…

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10

Apr
2015
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Have you ordered your Apple Watch?

The Apple Watch went on sale starting 3AM EST this morning, and its shipping date has already slipped to June, but was it a success? This is exactly what many are trying to determine since Apple got super smart about how it handled the launch. While you can go to an Apple Store to get a feel for the new gadget, you cannot buy one…

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Mar
2015

Getting Fancy with Terminal

One of my recent adventures into NodeJS has led me down the path of MEAN and reading various articles on that, I came across various Terminal alternatives and enhancements. I know, I know, I am late to the party, but when I saw FishShell, I was sold. Then I saw Powerline and liked that too, so here is how to set these up. First thing…

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Mar
2015
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Installing MongoDB on OSX (Yosemite)

Installing MongoDB on OS X is an easy task. However, if you want the service to start each time your computer is restarted, some additional effort is required. The easiest way to get MongoDB installers is to use Homebrew. [korey@localhost ~]$ brew install mongodb[korey@localhost ~]$ brew install mongodb At this point MongoDB is installed. To start it manually, first create the location where the DB…

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10

Mar
2015

You want HBO Now? Better move out of Canada.

Yesterday, at the Apple press event on March 9th, Apple announced various new hardware and software updates.  Amongst them was HBO Now, which is a stand alone service provided exclusively through Apple TV when it starts .  However, much like most of the other cord-cutting ways of watching legal TV episodes and Movies (Hulu, TV Network Websites), the service will not be available in Canada….

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