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.
Joor Loohuis, November 13, 2009, 20786 views.
Armijn Hemel, October 27, 2009, 17997 views.
Subversion is a great version control system and it allows for a lot of tweakability, but a mistake with permissions is easily made...and easily fixed.
Joor Loohuis, October 19, 2009, 16554 views.
OpenSSL deliberately provides rather useless defaults when certificates are generated. Here's one way of saving yourself some typing when you're frequently confronted with this chore.
Joor Loohuis, October 6, 2009, 14101 views.
POP3 is one of the core protocols of the Internet, allowing mail clients to fetch messages from a remote server. There are circumstances where it is very convenient to be able to perform a manual POP3 session, for example for debugging purposes. This article shows you all you need to know about POP3 to handle such a manual session.
Armijn Hemel, October 4, 2009, 21171 views.
In this blogpost we describe research we did into performance of several graphical mail programs on Linux when dealing with large amounts of email messages using IMAP.