Hackvalue - Tales from the trenches of specialized web hosting and development
Hackvalue is the corporate blog of Loco, a company that does lots of
interesting stuff gravitating around Free and Open Source software and
licensing, web development, and anything else that we find
In this particular part of the blog all content is English, but if you have no problems reading Dutch, then the Dutch part of this blog might also be interesting for you. It caters to a slightly different crowd.
If you're wondering why we use the name Hackvalue, please read the FAQ.
Armijn Hemel, July 20, 2009, 7254 views.
The ASUS Eee Box is a nettop machine. Installing Linux on it is a bit of a challenge, because the machine does not have a DVD-player. With the right tools it is nevertheless quite easy.
Armijn Hemel, July 17, 2009, 7920 views.
Multilingual websites and webapplications using PHP and Smarty, part 1: detecting languages and locales
Joor Loohuis, July 12, 2009, 13603 views.
Supporting more than one language in a website or webapplication has become a core feature of many projects. This series of articles explains how you can detect languages and locales, and how you can use Smarty to produce interfaces with support for languages and locales that are easy to maintain.
Joor Loohuis, July 8, 2009, 10785 views.
WebDAV is an excellent light weight storage facility for the Thunderbird mail client. With a few choice extensions it can be turned into a personal information manager with globally accessible data sources for calendars and address books.
Armijn Hemel, July 2, 2009, 7378 views.
Web based storage with WebDAV can be set up in minutes using the Apache webserver.