Installing Mac OS X Lion and making an installer backup

Finally decided to upgrade to OS X Lion and check what all the fuzz is all about, Lion no longer support PowerPC apps which is the one thing so far that I dont like but could live with it. Jul 22, 2011lopau

Java SE Development (JDK) not found installing Android SDK

This is a simple tutorial for users with Vista/Windows 7 64-bit. So you got Eclipse(Helios, Indigo) 64 bit running on your 64-bit machine and definitely you have Java SE Development and Jave Runtime Environment in check. But when you run the Andriod SDK installer you get this error. Java SE Development (JDK) not found. Android […]

Eclipse PDT 32-bit on Windows 7

Recently I upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7. Seems that the 32-bit and 64-bit architecture in regards to programs is still a bit confusing. I’m using Eclipse PDT 32-bit which at the moment the only current all in one version. Can be downloaded here. Jul 19, 2011lopau

Adding Server Preview Plugin on CKEditor 3.x version

If you were using the older FCKEditor online editor and got the Server Preview plugin working, you should know that the same plugin is not compatible with CKEditor. What Server Preview does is it allows you to preview content on a custom designed page you have be it an HTML, PHP or ASP page, giving […]

Visita Iglesia Photoshoot

Finally got a chance to do a photoshoot, my trusty camera finally got  some fresh air after being stuck in the cabinet for more than a month. Visita Iglesia which is Spanish means “church visit” in English is a common habit during the Lenten Season and done on Maundy Thursday, its been a trend that […]

Consuming Social Media Theory

With all the social media found in the web its easy to get hanged up and unknowingly spend alot more time on consuming media like reading RSS feeds, checking Facebook, Twitter, reading blogs, etc than getting real work done. I just saw a video shared to me on Facebook made by Ed Dale on how […]

Setup EC2 and FileZilla with PPK file on Mac OS X

Coming from a Windows platform where I have tools like Putty to connect via SSH to our EC2 (Elastic Cloud Compute) instance on Amazon web services(AWS) and a tool like Pageant where I can load a .ppk key to allow me to connect my Filezilla client to connect via SFTP. I had  to do the […]

Transfer Analog MiniDV to a MacBook Pro with Firewire 800

If your like me who still uses an Analog miniDV to capture videos on special events, since early 2008 the MacBook Pro now uses a Firewire 800 and went away with the Firewire 400. You would need special cable or adapter to get the job done. The last MacBook Pro I used which was issued […]

How to Setup PHP, MySQL and phpMyAdmin on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

My previous working setup was on WAMP( Windows, Apache, MySQL and PHP). On Windows I used a bundled app WampServer that did the job, just install the executable and your all set. On Mac it kinda needs a bit of work but basically you have to configure PHP, download-install MySQL and phpMyAdmin. Mar 15, 2011lopau

First Strobist Project

Bought some new gears for my ever increasing accessories for my first strobist project which is to shoot grad pics for my wife and her business partners Preschoolville’s graduating students. Got a YongNuo Flash Sync Trigger YN-04ii Specs: Wireless Band: ASK is adopted and there are 4 channels to be set by the user Output […]