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How to access sessions in Jade template
How to access sessions in Jade template

Accessing sessions in your Jade template is not straight forward, as in “it just works”. In order to do so, you have to use the Middleware. In short put the following in your app.js/server.js: [code]app.use(function(req,res,next){ res.locals.session = req.session; next(); }); [/code] Note: Make sure you insert the above before app.use(app.router);…

Spirit of Disobedience
Spirit of Disobedience

Matt Damon reads from Howard Zinn’s speech “The Problem is Civil Obedience” (November 1970) from Voices of a People’s History on Vimeo.

Installing node, npm and express on MacOS X
Installing node, npm and express on MacOS X

I’ve recently done a lot of work with Nodejs and thought I give a short installation guide on getting up and running on the Mac since there seems some confusion how to install it.

Updating Confluence and Jira is a nightmare and keeps you hunting for solutions
Updating Confluence and Jira is a nightmare and keeps you hunting for solutions

First off, I really like Jira and Confluence and we have been using them successfully for all our open source applications. We also use HipChat for our IM communication and use SourceTree for managing code on Github. Just realised that Atlassian has become a company to depend on… This post…

Back on track
Back on track

We have been a bit “off-track” in the recent months, being all engaged with other fun stuff, but are happy to announce that we are back on track with our plan to bring you the next disruption in Enterprise space – an open source Product Information Management (PIM) system. So,…

IE10, iframe, p3p and coldfusion session/cookie issue
IE10, iframe, p3p and coldfusion session/cookie issue

Recently, I got an increased reporting of some of my customers that they cannot log in to one of my application or receive errors with sessions not being set properly. Further investigation revealed that those customers embedded parts of my application in an iframe (a common practice to embed parts…

Java error: The major.minor version ‘51.0’ is too recent for this tool to understand
Java error: The major.minor version ‘51.0’ is too recent for this tool to understand

Run into this Java error today: The major.minor version ‘51.0’ is too recent for this tool to understand While this message is rather useless, I figured that it had to do something with our recent switch from Java 6 to Java 7 (OpenJDK 6 to OpenJDK 7, that is). Sure…

The world has become an (almost) weightless place
The world has become an (almost) weightless place

I just got my new pair of Nike Free run shoes which come in at around 9 Oz. (255g). The pleasure of wearing them comes, apart from their awesome comfort, from the minimum weight. It is really a big difference to wear these weightless shoes compared to others. This actually…

Cory Doctorow on Aaron Swartz and Hacktivism
Cory Doctorow on Aaron Swartz and Hacktivism

Awesome interview with Cory Doctorow about Aaron Swartz and Hacktivism

Giving users read-only access to a Amazon S3 bucket
Giving users read-only access to a Amazon S3 bucket

Recently I’ve had the need to give a user a read-only access to a bucket on Amazon S3. Amazon provides the IAM (Identity and Access Management) Console for this. While adding a user is easy, the trickier part is the policies you have to apply. While Amazon applies some templates…

Git unable to resolve reference and unable to update local ref messages
Git unable to resolve reference and unable to update local ref messages

I’ve recently had an error of: [code]error: unable to resolve reference refs/remotes/origin/…[/code] while doing a “git pull”. Since I’ve never seen this one before, I’ve turned to the net for some resolutions. According to many one has to do either a: [code]git gc –prune=now[/code] or a [code]git fetch[/code] Whatever I’ve…

Railo 4.1: Template compilation and javaagent path
Railo 4.1: Template compilation and javaagent path

The latest Railo 4.1 bring “Smarter Template Compilation” (read the blog post!). In order to get it running you need to set the -javagent variable for your JVM or else you will see this message in the Administrator: There is no Java Agent defined in this environment. The Java Agent…

Tomcat truncating cookies with = values
Tomcat truncating cookies with = values

Starting with Tomcat 6.0.18 and in Tomcat 7.x any cookie containing a “=” will be truncated. Where you would expect your cookie to hold all values, e.g. “value1=myname&value2=password” you will only be able to retrieve the “value1=”. This is because Tomcat now adheres to the cookie spec more tightly than…

Python wxPython install on MacOS X 10.8.x
Python wxPython install on MacOS X 10.8.x

wxPython is a GUI library kit for developing desktop application with Python. Since it is cross-platform you can actually run your code on MacOS X, Windows and Linux. Now, while installing wxPython on my development environment (MacBook Air 13″, MacOS X 10.8.x) and the standard installer from the wxPython website¬†I’ve…

Seriously, this is the best commercial ever
Seriously, this is the best commercial ever

I know, best title for a blog post, but seriously you have to watch the below commercial. It is funny, engaging and touches quite enough inside of you to want to do something. Brilliant, simply brilliant. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iIkOi3srLo?rel=0&w=560&h=315 Rainforest Alliance РFollow the Frog

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