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[IoT] Connect Intel Galileo Gen 2 to Arduino Uno via nRF24L01

Advertisement from Google Guys from Newark element14 have sent me a nice dev board – Intel Galileo Gen2. I was curious because before, Microsoft declared that Windows 10 IoT Core will run on this board. I planned to run my previous benchmark on this board to see if it can beat Raspberry PI 2. Unfortunately, with the latest… Read More »

Build and test ASP.NET 5 application using AppVeyor

For those who do not know, AppVeyor is Continuous Integration and Deployment service for .NET projects. It is free for open-source projects. Currently, AppVeyor supports latest DNX version (1.0.0-rc1-final) and I’ve recently migrated my pet project to this version. I will show you how easy it is to build and run all unit tests on CI… Read More »

[BlueStacks] How to kill process after exit

In BlueStacks version 0.9.24, after you close emulator from a tray menu it will stay in a system as a background process. It might slow down your host system. To properly close BlueStacks you need to run c:\Program Files (x86)\BlueStacks\HD-Quit.exe  To speed up this process, create a shortcut on desktop and use it to close your… Read More »

[ASP.NET 5] Production Ready Web Server on Linux. Kestrel + nginx

You can run ASP.NET 5 applications on Linux using kestrel web server. This is development web server, so it has limited functionality. But sometimes you need more functions, for example, https or virtual hosts support. Today we will see how to configure a system, so you can access your application through a domain name. First, you need ASP.NET 5 environment… Read More »

[How-to] Remove BlueStacks Ads (Sponsored Apps Popup)

If you are annoyed by BlueStacks Ads banner, here are couple of ways to remove it from BlueStacks. If you have BlueStacks version  0.9.24, 0.9.25 and higher:     Open Windows command prompt (cmd.exe) Run command "c:\Program Files (x86)\BlueStacks\HD-Adb.exe" shell Then execute: /system/xbin/bstk/su And then: pm disable-user com.bluestacks.s2p Alternative solution: Start BlueStacks Open Root Explorer… Read More »

[Fixed] [ERROR] /usr/sbin/mysqld: unknown variable ‘log_slow_verbosity=query_plan’

Error during installing MySQL server 5.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 I got following error when try to install mysql-server-5.5 on ubuntu 14.04: [ERROR] /usr/sbin/mysqld: unknown variable 'log_slow_verbosity=query_plan' After that I got start: Job failed to start To fix that: open /etc/mysql/my.cnf for edit and comment following string log_slow_verbosity=query_plan Then start installation from scratch: sudo apt-get install… Read More »

How to connect to OpenShift with putty (ssh)

I’m hosting 5 of my sites on OpenShift. Sometimes I need to connect to my applications through ssh. On Windows, I’m using putty to do that. Here is small “how-to” about connecting to the OpenShift application. First, you need a private and a public keys. To generate them you need puttygen Open puttygen and press generate:… Read More »