Archive for July, 2010

Migrating a Legacy Forum to vBulletin 4.0.3

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

Recently I’ve just finished migrating a custom forum to vBulletin, in doing this your mileage may vary, much of it depends on if the original forum was part of a bigger offering that should still exist, or if it was standalone. In my case the site is, a poker rakeback site, where the new forum is located at Read More

Remote MySQL database backup with local Linux shell

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

There is a lot of talk about a lot of automation tools these days. Truth is though that you can cover a lot by simply using a normal shell script and some common Linux tools.... Read More

Batch FTP with NcFTP and Ruby

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

I just experienced the weirdest thing ever on a shared hosting space (avoid For some reason folders I knew to be there (accessible through http) were not showing up in the FileZilla directory browser. Files I just had to download due to a hosting move.... Read More