Forbidden You don’t have permission to access /~username/directory in Mac OS X

I have this weird issue with my website backups. When I store them inside my Sites folder and try to view them from the browser. 1. They do not appear listed when I do a directory listing 2. Accessing the folder manually produces the error You don’t have permission to access on localhost /~username/mydirectory This… Read More Forbidden You don’t have permission to access /~username/directory in Mac OS X

Troubleshoot AWS SimpleEmailService – Sender – RequestExpired

On our AWS EC2 instance email delivery stopped working without any notice. Customers started reporting that they are not receiving their emails. Better check your error logs. If you find something like this. PHP Warning: SimpleEmailService::sendEmail(): Sender – RequestExpired: Request timestamp: Sun, 15 Sep 2013 06:39:50 UTC expired. It must be within 300 secs/ of… Read More Troubleshoot AWS SimpleEmailService – Sender – RequestExpired

Preparing for the Advanced Force.com Developer Exam

I just wanted to share that I took the Advanced Force.com Developer exam and passed the first part of the test which is the multiple choice 69 question exam. The exam test your knowledge on advanced topics covering triggers, execution context, visual force pages, standard and custom controllers, running unit test, development lifecycle, data migration… Read More Preparing for the Advanced Force.com Developer Exam

Getting the Google Data Authentication for Force.com working

Just sharing some information which I hope some would find useful. I’ve been tinkering around with the Google API Toolkit for Force.com. For starters, these are basically client libraries built on Apex for Force.com that connect to Google API like Google Docs API, Blogger API, Google Calendar API among others. The method for authentication on… Read More Getting the Google Data Authentication for Force.com working

Solving Error: SObject row was retrieved via SOQL without querying the requested field:

Got this tricky bug with my simple setup. I have a Visualforce page displaying one custom field(Percent) form to set a new value. I’m using a StandardController on the Quote object with an extension for other custom logic. Once value is passed a new visualforce page displays the new data. It works fine like validation… Read More Solving Error: SObject row was retrieved via SOQL without querying the requested field:

Finally moved my blog hosting to be hosted on the Cloud with AWS EC2 Micro package

When I first signed up to Bluehost they advertise the $4.95 per month cost of shared hosting. But after your the first(year(s)) subscription runs out the monthly would be $8.95/month and that’s not so cheap. Since I’ve been into Cloud Computing for years and my not so active blog needs a new host I finally… Read More Finally moved my blog hosting to be hosted on the Cloud with AWS EC2 Micro package