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A remote monitoring application using Node.js, MongoDB, and Twitter Bootstrap. You can watch a demo screencast on Vimeo or try the live demo . Features Monitor thousands of websites (powered by Node.js asynchronous programming ) Tweak frequency of monitoring on a per-check basis, up to the second Receive on screen notifications whenever a check goes down (powered by socket.io ) Receive email notifications whenever a check goes down Record availability statistics for further reporting (powered by MongoDB ) Detailed uptime reports with animated charts (powered by Flotr2 ) Monitor availability, responsiveness, average response time, and total uptime/downtime Get details about failed checks (HTTP error code, etc.) Group checks by tags and get reports by tag Familiar web interface (powered by Twitter Bootstrap 2.0 ) Complete API for integration with third-party monitoring services Easy installation and zero administration Installing Uptime
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Apple does not provide any way to count the number of characters in a selected text. Fortunately, you can create your own very easily using Automator. Launch Automator and create a new Service. Add the Run AppleScript script action, then paste the following code: Now save the service and use a name such as "Count characters in selection." To use the service, select any text in a text application (this does not work in Word, however), then choose your service in the contextual menu.
This Cost Estimate and Scheduling spreadsheet provides a lightweight method for learning to estimate time to complete a web design project, and calculating cost for completion. The intended audience is individual freelancers or contractors. This may not be an ideal format for the calculation of project team estimates.
Mac OS X has fairly good memory management but it’s not perfect, and sometimes RAM can be held unnecessarily in the “inactive” state despite the contents no longer being needed. If you’ve been participating in memory heavy activities or you just need to free up some available RAM you can actually force Mac OS X to clear out inactive memory. Launch Terminal, found in /Applications/Utilities/ and enter the following command purge Give OS X a minute or two to complete the process Open Activity Monitor to see the before and after results yourself, you’ll find dramatic changes at the “Free”, “Used”, and “Inactive” meters under System Memory.
After a good deal of frustration and silliness I found out how to access virtual host through a windows browser on a virtual machine on a mac. That is, if you want to develop websites on your mac, and then do cross browser testing (internet explorer) on a virtual machine running inside your mac (with Parallels or VMWare, or other), read on. First of all you need mamp . Go download the free (non pro) version of that (unless you want to pay for a few more features. but you don’t need to).
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Commandlinefu.com is an online repository for recording commandline gems, that you return to again and again. 'fu' is a commandline interface that allows you to harvest the power of internets commandline wisdom. Now you can search this trove of online treasures from the comfort of your commandline . For example ...