Monthly Archives: September 2014

ExtJS 5.0 – Using a custom component in a grid column

Download article as PDF You may or may not be familiar with ExtJS 5.0’s action column functionality. It basically lets you put a number of static images in a column with click handlers for performing certain tasks. Unfortunately their implementation

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ExtJS 5.0 – Router Tweaks

Download article as PDF One of the coolest and most useful new tools included with ExtJS 5.0 is the app routing system. This is basically just some convenience methods around the already existing Ext.History module. In summmary it allows you

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ExtJS 5.0 – app.getController() fixes

Download article as PDF Right out of the box I’ve noticed that the getController() method on the Ext.app Application object instances does not function correctly when accessing it from the global app property configuration. I am not sure if this

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Automatic MySQL Backups

Download article as PDF This feature goes perfectly with my previous article on Google Drive Syncing. If you pair it with these automatic backups you can have your mysql backups automatically sync to your google drive account. I recommend checking

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Google Drive syncing on Ubuntu

Download article as PDF Google Drive is a perfect choice for performing web server backups. There’s no official linux client as far as I can make out but fortunately for us there is an open source implementation called “Grive” that

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Setting up SSL with Nginx & StartSSL (FREE!)

Download article as PDF In the past I’ve used PositiveSSL to enable SSL on my domains, you can find my old article at my other blog if you for some reason still want to use PositiveSSL. I purchased my PositiveSSL

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Installing Sencha Cmd & ExtJS 5.0

Download article as PDF You may have heard about ExtJS in some aspect by now, it’s been around the block a few times now. It’s a pure html / css / javascript framework for building enterprise web applications. I’d used

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Installing Nginx and PHP5-FPM

Download article as PDF This article is a continuation of a previous article that outlined basic server setup of a Linode VPS running Ubuntu 14.04. If you missed it, please read the previous article. This article assumes you have a

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Setting up your linode

Download article as PDF If you are not familiar with Linode, they are a provider of VPS (Virtual Private Servers) which is basically a semi-private version of shared hosting. You generally don’t have to share the box with hundreds of

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