May 2005

Monthly Archives

  • UNIX and ports < 1024

    This article was first written in May 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/262). On UNIX, the ports < 1024 are accessible to user root only. That has many implications, as then most standard networked servers have to start as root anyway, because they use well-known ports (like HTTP, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP, …). To reduce […]

  • HOWTO Install and use PHPDoc

    This article was first written in May 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/260). Introduction This article is meant for busy people who want to have a go at phpDocumentor. It was written after an install on Windows XP equipped with EasyPHP, but should be very similar in other situations (it’s just a set of […]

  • Install ViewCVS on RH FC2

    This article was first written in May 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/259). Introduction This article is intended to help system administrators with very moderate knowledge of RedHat Fedora (Core 2) install ViewCVS 0.9.3 Getting the file Apparently, there is no packaged version of ViewCVS for RHFC2 coming from a reliable source, so go […]

  • HOWTO Configure a DNS server using BIND

    This article was first written in May 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/261). The config files named.conf named.conf.local zone “example.com” { type master; file “/etc/bind/db.example.com”; allow-query { any; }; allow-transfer { trusted; }; }; db.example.com Some definitions SOA Start Of Authority. A … NS … MX … CNAME … @ The @ is interpreted […]

  • JavaScript: Image rollover

    This article was first written in May 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/258). Description Allow to implement images rollovers by simply defining the images of a specific CSS class. Then you only have to call the function “rollover_register()” and pass it the optional parameters: the CSS class you want to trigger. Default: “img.rollover”. the […]

  • JavaScript: getElementsBySelector()

    This article was first written in May 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/257). As of 2008, I don’t remember the source exactly, but the links will lead you to them. Inspired by Andy, I decided to have a crack at something I’ve been thinking about trying for a long time. document.getElementsBySelector is a javascript […]

  • JavaScript Libraries

    This article was first written in May 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/256). As of 2008, the most famous JavaScript libraries are probably Dojo, JQuery and Prototype, but others like MeeBoo, Sarissa and Scriptaculous should be considered as well. Dithered.com – Javascript Library This is a collection of scripts that I’ve created and/or modified. […]

  • JavaScript: Event Registration

    This article was first written in May 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/255). Description Attach an event to an element by defining the type of event to listen for, the handler function to execute when the event is fired, and whether you want to use event capture. Code /* Author: Scott Andrew LePera (www.scottandrew.com) […]