VMWare Fusion conflicts with encfs on MacOS Sierra

I had a work-a-round for osxfuse not working http://jamesmcdonald.id.au/it-tips/mac-osxfuseencfs-conflicts-with-vmware-fusion-7-1-2-so-try-safe-1-4 but http://www.getsafe.org no longer works since the update to MacOS Sierra EncFS Password: the OSXFUSE file system is...

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Develop CakePHP in 3 Locations – HOME TEST LIVE

I have a CakePHP application that I develop on my MacBook and then push to a “TEST” install environment and then across to a LIVE environment when I’m happy. In the past I’ve done the following at each instance after I have git pull | fetched |...

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X-Recruiting – Who would have thought

Was just checking a 301 redirect I’ve set up, and while looking at the the server output from the wget -S command I noticed that etsy.com has an X-Recruiting header. Etsy I hope your innovation brings all the coders to the yard....

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C Struct Loses it’s Settings

A while ago I blogged about a Control system that commits a C Struct to a file on a disk and then reads the file and enters the C Struct data back into the control system. The operators started noticing inconsistent behaviours. And so I have had to investigate. After...

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Struct is 652 Bytes Fwrite writes 656 Bytes

I am not a programmer but I had the need to write a C struct to disk When I then tried to write another of the same files to try and work-a-round a problem with the system they are used on I got a slightly large (by 4 bytes) file I was compiling the C program with my...

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array_merge – And the winning key is!

Just a note to self about PHP array_merge The later array passed into array_merge overwrites the former, also if it’s indexed with numerical keys then the values will just be appended. <?php $option_array = [ 'element' => 'ooa1', 'optionb' => 'ob1',...

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Netbeans Removes Indent from // Comments

Been using netbeans for PHP development and discovered that it will remove the leading whitespace from comments and then the comments inside a block of code are hard up against the left margin which looks weird. Not sure if there is a setting to stop this behaviour...

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