URLs with and without www gotcha

On April 7, 2011, in Browsers, by Anuj Gakhar

I was stuck today with a very strange issue and it’s definitely worth a blog post I think. The issue was as follows : A user visits the website at http://site.com User tries to pay for a Product via Paypal. Payment goes through fine – and Paypal sends the user back to the Return URL […]


Railo, Flex Remoting and HTTP Auth

On March 29, 2011, in ColdFusion, Flex, Railo, by Anuj Gakhar

I’ve got an app running on Railo which has a Flex app being used and the Flex app uses Flex Remoting to communicate with CFC’s from Railo. That has been working absolutely fine for a few weeks now , until today, when I turned on the Apache based HTTP Authentication on the entire folder. All […]

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Switching Kernel Boot Mode of a MacBook Pro

On March 14, 2011, in Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

I bought myself the latest and greatest 17′ MacBook Pro this week and the very first problem that I hit after installing some of the Applications from my old Macbook was that one of the apps was not working. The app was “Cisco VPN Client” . The error I was getting was this :- A […]

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Railo, Apache and Flash Remoting on Ubuntu

On January 10, 2011, in ColdFusion, Flex, Railo, by Anuj Gakhar

Having spent some time getting Flash Remoting to work on my Ubuntu Server running Railo/Apache/Tomcat – I thought this deserves a blog post, for sure. So, to give you an idea of the environment – I’ve got a Ubuntu 10.04 server running Railo 3.2 with Tomcat 6 as the Java container. And on top of […]

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Permission denied (publickey) with Git on Ubuntu

On December 28, 2010, in Git, by Anuj Gakhar

I’ve been working on a Ubuntu Server today (for a change) and had to clone a Git repository from github.com via ssh. Following are the steps I followed and the errors I got on the way and in the end is the solution :-

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IIS 7.5 Virtual Directory Error : 401 UnAuthorized

On December 23, 2010, in Web Development, Browsers, Mac, by Anuj Gakhar

I almost went crazy with this one. The Scenario :- I installed IIS 7.5 on a fresh Windows 2008 box. Got a website up and running on it. Then added a Virtual Directory for all the site’s assets and thought I am done. But no! None of the assets were visible in browser. I tried […]

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Send Video Xmas Greetings for Charity

On December 22, 2010, in Web Development, Flex, Miscellaneous, by Anuj Gakhar

The guys behind present.me have kindly offered to donate to an orphanage in Haiti for every Xmas greeting card that is sent using an app my buddy built here: xmas.present.me. The idea is really simple – choose or upload a christmas card, record a 15 second greeting with your webcam and then send it to […]


Adding Separators in a Spark List with Grouping

On December 20, 2010, in Flex, by Anuj Gakhar

I had this requirement recently come up at work, where I had to add separators to a List. The List was grouped by items of certain types and after each type of items, a separator was required. To give you a better idea of what I am talking about, I took this menu from my […]

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Book Giveaway : jQuery 1.3 with PHP

On December 15, 2010, in Javascript, Books, by Anuj Gakhar

Giveaway:- I’ve got 2 hard copies of this book with me. jQuery 1.3 with PHP . I am planning to give away these books to the 2 best comments on this post. The comments should be on why/how you would use jQuery in your next web project. jQuery is my favorite Javascript library and I’d […]

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Executing Stored Procedures via ANT

On December 7, 2010, in SQL, ANT, by Anuj Gakhar

We are using ANT heavily in our current Project to automate builds for different environments. One of the requirements was to execute a Stored procedure from one of the ANT tasks. That sounds straightforward. Use the ANT Sql task and that should do it. But apprently, it turns out that using “EXEC” commands within a […]

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