How do i delete SVN folders?

When deploying websites, all SVN folders should be deleted, but SVN doesn’t include any built in commands to do this. The registry hack below can do this for you – it adds “Delete SVN Folders” to the context menu for folders. When you select it, it removes all folders named .svn inside the folder and […]

BlackBerry QuickKeys and Shortcuts

Every Day Quick Tips Alt+O = Outbox (sent items) Alt+I = Inbox (received items) Alt+U = Marks messages as read/unread Alt+P = Phone call log Alt+S = SMS messages Alt+V = Voicemail messages Alt+M = MMS messages. U – to cycle through unread messages Once inside the message and you need to: Reply, r. Forward, […]

How to repair a VMWare Virtual Disk on OSX

If your having an issue with your virtual disk it is worth trying the following: Open a Terminal window /Library/Application Support/VMware Fusion/vmware-vdiskmanager -R /Users/(USERNAME_HERE or Directory where VM installed)/Virtual Machines.localized/Windows Vista.vmwarevm/Windows Vista.vmdk If this fails with a message like ‘FILE: FileIO_Lock on ‘/Users/Shared/Virtual Machines.localized/Windows Vista.vmwarevm/Windows Vista.vmdk’ failed: Lock timed out’ then: cd /Users/(USERNAME_HERE or Directory […]

Link Baiting

What does that mean? Link baiting (or linkbaiting) is a buzz word in the SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) world and has come to be the preferred method of natural link building. And in English? You need to create Linkbait. Essentially it is a piece of content placed on a web page – whether it’s an […]

Cookie Sniffing and Trading

What does that mean? There are networks of  companies  who create cookies on your machine and use these to track  your behaviour  across multiple websites.                         And in English? You will see ad  based content on one site based on  your activity on another and you won’t even  know it  happened.                         Who invented   it? […]

Edit your host file OSX

1. Open up your terminal application 2. Type in “sudo pico /etc/hosts” 3. Type in your administration password 4. Use your arrow keys to maneuver the cursor and type in whatever entries you are wanting to put in your hosts file 5. Once you are done, hit Control-o 6. and then hit Control-x