All posts by Web Monkey

nginx, PHP 5.3 and FastCGI on CentOS 5.5, Fedora 13, Red Hat RHEL 5.5/6

This is guide howto install nginx, PHP 5.3 and FastCGI webserver with MySQL and/or PostgreSQL and Memcache support on Fedora 12 and Fedora 13, CentOS 5.5, Red Hat (RHEL) 5.5/6.…

BitLy (bit.ly) PHP Class – Shorten and Expand URLs (and Hashes) with BitLy API

BitLy (bit.ly) is a service which allows users to shorten, expand, share and track URLs (links). bit.ly can be accessed through bit.ly website and a robust and open API. Example:Shorten…

Using Online Social Networking To Reinforce Offline Networking

I’ve been attending quite a few different networking events and groups lately, to expand both my business and social circles and so I’ve been thinking about how social networking happens…
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10 Tips For Integrating Social Media Into Your Marketing Mix

Small Business CEO has published my guest post: 10 Tips For Integrating Social Media Into Your Marketing Mix There’s a lot to be said on this topic but these are…
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Delete files securely on Linux – Journaled file systems

Few days ago I write about shred, which work fine for old systems, like EXT2, but not so nice with journaled file systems. Modern file systems need something more robust,…
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Twitter hacked? Not really, only Twitter DNS records compromised

I before post ‘Twitter Hacked by Iranian Cyber Army’, but actually just Twitter DNS records was hacked. I think even twitter.com server headers and tracepath to servers simply prove this,…
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Twitter Hacked by Iranian Cyber Army

Twitter site is hacked by Iranian Cyber Army. Here is some screenshots and full info about page. Screenshots Server info and full html content lynx -mime_header http://twitter.com HTTP/1.1 200 OK…
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Delete files permanently with shred command in Linux – Remove absolutely

Sometimes need to delete files whose contents should disappear absolutely, completely and safely. Linux command rm just remove file and it is still possible to dig out from the disk.…
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Using Online Video Trailers To Market Books

This is a great idea I spotted over at Digital Media Buzz – authors are starting to use video trailers, similar to movie trailers, to promote upcoming book releases. It’s…
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Format bytes with PHP – B, KB, MB, GB, TB, PB, EB, ZB, YB converter

Simple PHP function that formats the bytes to the desired form. Possible unit options are: Byte (B) Kilobyte (KB) Megabyte (MB) Gigabyte (GB) Terabyte (TB) Petabyte (PB) Exabyte (EB) Zettabyte…