Horde Hackathon 2011 part 2

Part 2 of my personal programming projects during the Horde Hackathon 2011 in Boston, featuring an autoloader cache which boosts performance a bunch. more...

 

Horde Hackathon 2011 part 1

A few more details about my personal programming projects during the Horde Hackathon 2011 in Boston last weekend. There's also some insight into how timezones work in Horde and a new PHP library for timezone support that might be interesting for other projects too. more...

 

Anatomy of a Horde login - Flow chart

I promised to look into generating a chart of the Horde login processes, and out came an activity diagram. I'm not perfectly happy with it yet, but it's being rendered automatically thanks to PlantUML and Graphwiz. more...

 

Anatomy of a Horde login - Part 2

This is the 2nd part of my adventures through the Horde authentication code. As promised, I'm covering transparent authentication and verification of existing authentication this time. more...

 

Anatomy of a Horde login

Authentication in Horde is complex. Very complex. To help you (and myself) to understand how exactly authenticating to Horde works, I tried to dissect the processes involved. more...

 

Playing with Facebook comments

It's long time since I disabled comments on my site. I'm testing the Facebook comments plugin now to see if that is a viable alternative. Sure, it only allows to comment if you are signed up at Facebook, but that's still better than no comments at all. Or is it? more...

 

Smart Facebook-enhanced Spam

I got a really smart Facebook-enhanced Spam the other day. What they obviously did is to search for my e-mail address on Facebook, find my profile, grab the first name from the friend list as the spam sender's name, grab the second name and use it as a "referrer" for their "service". The message was in Latvian though, so all their effort has been worthless. OTOH I almost considered the message as valid, because I didn't understand it at first. If only those two friends had ever met. ;-) more...

 

Horde Newsletter

Since February we release a monthly newsletter with updates from the Horde universe. Sign up if you want to be kept up to date about what's going on in development or the Horde blogosphere. Tomorrow the next newsletter is being released, so sign up quickly. more...

 

English translation of RadioTux interview

Thanks to Gunnar, my interview with RadioTux on LinuxTag has been transcribed and translated to English. more...

 

PVR twittering recordings in 2 lines

I'm using MythTV for my TV recording system. Things can go wrong from time to time with such a self-built, on-the-edge system, causing some recordings to fail. That's why I like to keep notified about any finished recordings, especially while I'm on the road, when it really counts that recordings work. So I taught my media PC with two lines of code to send me a tweet for each finished recording, using Horde's excellent Twitter and OAuth libraries. more...

 

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