Following in the footsteps of Duncan Mackenzie and his REST API for Xbox Gamertag Data I’ve written an API of my own to replace his since he shut it down. It is available at xbox.samuel.kadolph.com. Since I never used his API I cannot compare mine to his so if you have any suggestions let me […]
One annoying change in Lion was the disabling of key repeating because it has been replaced with an accent selection menu. It is easy to change back to the standard functionality of holding down a key. Run this in your terminal and log out and in (or restart). defaults write -g ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false
Back at the start of April I wrote mysql2 ruby gem and Mac OS X: image not found to deal with the extremely relative path to libmysqlclient.16.dylib. I had said I would prefer not putting libmysqlclient.16.dylib in /usr/lib but I couldn’t find a dylib path that ruby uses. That is until today when I decided […]
If you are using the mysql2 ruby gem on Mac OS X you may have run into this problem before. > require 'mysql2' LoadError: dlopen(mysql2-0.2.7/lib/mysql2/mysql2.bundle, 9): Library not loaded: libmysqlclient.16.dylib Referenced from: mysql2-0.2.7/lib/mysql2/mysql2.bundle Reason: image not found – mysql2-0.2.7/lib/mysql2/mysql2.bundle So far the only solution I have found online is to use install_name_tool to update the […]
Around this time last year git added a "smart" HTTP transport that is faster than the old HTTP transport (and in some cases faster than SSH too). And a few months later GitHub added support for this new HTTP transport and made it the default selected url for repositories (that you aren’t a contributor for). […]
With my current gaming rig nearing its 4th birthday, it’s time to look at a new one. With a nice amount saved up, I’m going for very good rig.