Converting a PDF to ePUB format isn’t difficult, but getting quality results seems to be nigh on impossible.
DevelopRx assembled a team of crack engineers (actually just me) to tackle this issue and solve it using readily available open source software (a.k.a. FREE!).
The process described in this article is primarily for text-based PDFs with common headers and footers otherwise known as “books.”
Life was simpler before we knew supposedly non-evil companies collected our every little click on the Internet and sold the data to the highest bidder.
Surfing the net, you can get tons of opinions but seldom a definitive answer on how to best protect yourself. It’s always an answer like, “it depends.” I’m not a security expert but this is what I use…
Git is a software configuration management (SCM) program. This is just a fancy way of saying that it’s a software package that tracks and controls changes in the code.
I initially installed Git because I was playing around with Vagrant (local web development). It’s also a safe way to get the nerdy Bash shell (UNIX-like scripting language) for Windows without going into Cygwin .
These are some things that I changed in UniServer to speed up working with localhost.
Edit Core > Apache2 > conf > http.conf
I use 4001 as my localhost port.
Also disable the loading of the CGI module by commenting # this line:
#LoadModule cgi_module modules/mod_cgi.so
I think it runs faster… maybe.
I’ll update this if I make any other changes.
Looks like updating Local WordPress version can be a painless. First, fully backup your local WordPress folder. Download the latest version of WordPress. Unzip it. Overwrite the local WordPress files.
So far, so good.
The planets aligned and I lost three years of emails. I had backups and, as a last resort, surely my host did too, right? Nope.
It’s too late for my emails. Maybe it’s not too late for yours. Here’s what happened and how you can keep your emails safe.
It started simple enough. I had some domains on 1 & 1 Internet, a web hosting company base out of Germany, and wanted to move a block of domains to another registrar. I’d been with 1&1 a long time and never thought much about support. Most of what I do isn’t exactly life or death. Continue reading
There was a Kevin Costner movie where he kept on hearing, “Build it and they will come.”
Great for Kevin, not so good for webpages. If you want to be found on the net, you need more… SEO (Search Engine Optimization).
Some audio files in M4A format do not play on some devices.
Remuxing reassembles the data packets of the audio stream and that’s exactly how to fix the problem.