Android apps that you don’t want to miss

Few bloggers on earth can refrain from posting about their favorite apps. So can’t I.
But I want to keep it on the tech side of things – no games (well, maybe one or two)… Weiterlesen

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Android and the HTTP download file headers

I lately had to create a complex download repository for a customer. Multiple files could be selected and were compressed on the fly into a single ZIP file before being transfered to the client. After everything worked fine with IE, FF and Chrome, I checked with Android 2.1 and the download failed. Here is why, and how to cure it… Weiterlesen

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TYPO3: Sanitize a database that uses Latin1 character encodings in UTF-8 database fields

In TYPO3 systems before v4.5 you could get all sorts of messy database character encodings by setting wrong or incomplete parameters in your typo3conf/localconf.phpWeiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Configuration, MySQL, PHP, TYPO3 | 1 Kommentar

TYPO3: Red question marks instead of language flags

You just upgraded to TYPO3 4.5.x and the backend now shows white question marks in a red circle where you used to see a language flag of the default language of your content elements?  Weiterlesen

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TYPO3 tips and tricks

This post has been split up into two independant articles:

Veröffentlicht unter Configuration, MySQL, TYPO3, TypoScript | 1 Kommentar

Google Chrome: Time to change your favorite web browser

Did you know that Google Chrome is the safest web browser on earth?
This might be the opposite of what you were thinking, but it is still true.  Weiterlesen

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Regular expression email filters for Thunderbird

After changing my email ISP I lost the possibility to filter emails using regular expressions. So I had to find a way to do it on the client side (in my case: in Thunderbird). Weiterlesen

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Very strange: Empty CSS background image executes PHP script

Imagine you put the following simple PHP script at some webspace (let’s say at and call it from your web browser… Weiterlesen

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TYPO3 install tool: GIF image size warnings on Windows servers

Running TYPO3 on a Windows server and getting strange warnings in install tool about the size of the generated GIFs?  Weiterlesen

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