14 Best DIY Gadget Projects of 2011 Becoming a "maker" is a very green thing to do, and we love seeing fun, interesting and do-able projects to test out our builder instincts. This year, we've come across some fantastic projects by creative makers, from building your own solar-powered emergency radio to whipping up a solar oven with sun-tracking capabilities. Check out the top 14 projects from this year, and start making your to-do list. .htaccess Tutorial Introduction In this tutorial you will find out about the .htaccess file and the power it has to improve your website. Although .htaccess is only a file, it can change settings on the servers and allow you to do many different things, the most popular being able to have your own custom 404 error pages. .htaccess isn't difficult to use and is really just made up of a few simple instructions in a text file. Will My Host Support It?
Linux DNS Server - How To Set Up Static or Dynamic DNS for Your Internet Servers How To Set Up Linux DNS Services As mentioned on the Networking page, every system on the Internet must have a unique IP address. (This does not include systems that are behind a NAT firewall because they are not directly on the Internet.) DNS acts as a directory service for all of these systems, allowing you to specify each one by its hostname. A telephone book allows you to look up an individual person by name and get their telephone number, their unique identifier on the telephone system's network.
ALL Star Wars Paper Snowflake Design Patterns Featured, Pop Culture — By BB Admin on December 15, 2011 5:33 pm Got some time on your hands and some scissors? Are you a Star Wars Fan-atic? Well, put that time and talent to good and practical use by creating your own Star Wars Snowflakes from paper cuts. Scroll to the bottom to see where you can download patterns for all of these Star Wars snowflake patterns. Don’t wait for a disappointing snow where none of the snowflakes resemble George Lucas creations – Make your own snowflakes in the shape of your beloved Star Wars characters such as… Cool gadgets for creative offices Each designer or agency office should be filled with creative and innovative gadgets that surprise our clients and stimulate the imagination. A gadget is a small tool such as a machine that has a particular function, but is often thought of as a novelty. Gadgets are sometimes referred to as gizmos. This will not make you a better designer, but looks are important, specially in front of your clients. Are you a good designer?
Running A MySQL-Based DNS Server: MyDNS The easiest way to follow this tutorial is to use a command line client/SSH client (like PuTTY for Windows) and simply copy and paste the commands (except where you have to provide own information like IP addresses, hostnames, passwords,...). This helps to avoid typos. Version 1.0 Author: Falko Timme <ft [at] falkotimme [dot] com>
The Best Science Fiction Books (According to Reddit) Recently, someone asked Reddit for a list of the best science fiction books of all time. Being a fan of sci-fi, and wanting to expand my own reading list, I thought it would be helpful to tally the results and preserve them here for future reference. I've also included selected quotes from the comments, as well as my own notes on the books I've already read. PS: All book images in this post are copyright Amazon, and were retrieved using my Big Book Search Engine. Moving domain to Google Apps: A record versus CNAME record? Website Technology Issues forum at WebmasterWorld Correct. Close. DNS has nothing directly to do with URLs, though. It deals with domain names only - the part to the left of the "/". (As in your example above.)
nsupdate: Quick and Painless Dynamic DNS Introduced in BIND version 8 and refined in BIND version 9, the nsupdate utility provides the system administrator or casual user with a quick and painless method of updating a DNS zone, adding or deleting any type of DNS record the name server supports. This article describes how to setup dynamic DNS, and provides some examples of use. For Fedora Core (and Red Hat) users, you will need to install both the bind (for dnssec-keygen) and bind-utils (for nsupdate) packages. If you plan to configure a DNS server, also read the companion article on configuring your server. My home network is the same as millions of other Internet users: dynamic IP obtained from my ISP via DHCP. Wanting to make sure that I can connect to my home network remotely, even if the underlying dynamic IP changes, I looked around for a reliable (and hopefully free!)
Khet Laser Game 2.0: Toy of the Year Finalist The intense game of strategy featuring real lasers! Overview: Khet is like Chess but with frickin' lasers. Resource Center - Latest Content Michael Steinhart360-Degree Slam Dunk 12|24|13 | 01:50 | (3) comments David Bencs, assistant director of Insight and Analytics for the Orlando Magic, outlines different analytics projects and the benefits they're delivering to the NBA franchise. The team put demand-based pricing in place a few years ago, for example, and single-game ticket revenue grew 28% despite a disappointing season. Next up for the Magic is to combine social media activity, television viewership stats, and ticket sales data to achieve a 360-degree customer view. — Michael Steinhart, , Executive Editor, AllAnalytics.com
How to Setup the MX Record for Your Domain Name Tutorial If you have your domain name pointed elsewhere, but you wish to have your mail handled by your web hosting provider (e.g. SiteGround.com), you can easily achieve this by pointing your domain's MX (Mail eXchange) record to your host. To point your mail service to us, you should change your MX record of your domain to point to your server's hostname. For example, if your account is hosted on sitegroundXXX.com, then you should change your MX record to: sitegroundXXX.com. Select the domain name for which you want to alter the MX record from the drop down menu. The default MX records configuration will be loaded.