Do it yourself web and tech tips

Archive for the ‘Windows’ Category

tux

LAMP/WAMP style Server on XP Note: presumably all of this would work on Windows 7, and, Vista. But I’m a goofy old fart who has never seen any compelling reason to upgrade from XP – so I’ve never run the installation which I’m about to describe on anything but XP. I don’t see any reason that it wouldn’t work on the other, aforementioned Windows platforms. Everyone who develops web sites also develops a system for putting together the pieces. In […]

Posted by admin On Oct - 10 - 2012 Add Comments READ FULL POST
server_2003_startup_error_m

Installation woes A few nights ago I ran into a couple of strange problems installing Server 2003 on an HP dc7800p. While Windows Server 2003, on an HP dc7800p, is not a supported operating system I don’t believe there was any inherent conflict in terms of the software and hardware – the “unsupported” portion is more an issue of drivers, which I’ve fixed and documented here (if you’re going to do this install, you definitely want to take a look […]

Posted by admin On Aug - 17 - 2012 Add Comments READ FULL POST
server_2003_with_mysql_and_

General Notes Just a few thoughts, to start…. I’ve tried to make this is as simple, and, comprehensive as possible. If you research this on the net here are slight variations for doing all of this,  and presumably most of these variations work just fine.   For instance, some people don’t copy certain files to locations that I recommend, some don’t add a registry entry for PHP, etc. Obviously, you can experiment, use different packages, and tweak things however you wish.   […]

Posted by admin On Aug - 16 - 2012 Add Comments READ FULL POST
iis71

Installing ISAPI PHP and MySQL on Server 2008 Most commonly, PHP is installed on Windows Server 2008 using the FastCGI method. FastCGI is considered more stable on Server 2008 and, generally, less problematic (if you do a bit of research). On the other hand, I’ve used an ISAPI PHP installation on Server 2008, for a long time, with no serious problems. I chose to use ISAPI PHP simply because it’s the method with which I’m the most familiar, and, because […]

Posted by admin On Aug - 16 - 2012 Add Comments READ FULL POST
  • RSS
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
  • Youtube
No public Twitter messages.
cern

CERN celebrates birt

The WWW: not unlike the invention of the wheel It was ...

paginate

What's pagination -

What is Pagination? We’ve all heard the phrase, often spoken as ...

swartz

Aaron Swartz: RSS in

Tech Genius Aaron Swartz, dead at 26 On Friday, January 12th ...

no_public_twitter_messages

No public Twitter me

Have your Twitter feeds flown the coup? Unlike Facebook, which tweaks ...

the_power_of_html5

HTML5: The Web Refin

From Bulletin Board Services to HTML 5 I first experienced the ...