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Expired access token in Google OAuth

I sought in Internet how to determine from Google response whether an access token is expired. I found no definitive answer. So, finally I created an access token and waited for a hour to see the Google response when I … Continue reading

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Google AdWords bug slowed down my ad campaign :-(

I have started a Google Grant AdWords campaign for an USA based nonprofit recently (about two days ago). It worked well and I was enjoyed. But then it was closed for “maintenance” as they say for 2-3 days (I don’t … Continue reading

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VPS for an unbelievably low price

Today I have moved all my Web sites from an old VPS hosting to Digital Ocean VPS hosting. Their prices start from unbelievable $5 per month for a server with 20GB SSD disk. I myself use the 2GB RAM, 40GB … Continue reading

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Yii: Combining two DB tables into one model

Let we have two related SQL tables: CREATE TABLE `user` ( `id` int(10) unsigned NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `login` varchar(255) COLLATE utf8_bin NOT NULL, `email` varchar(255) COLLATE utf8_bin NOT NULL, `password` varchar(255) COLLATE utf8_bin NOT NULL, `firstname` varchar(255) COLLATE utf8_bin NOT … Continue reading

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Two underestimated IT projects

There are at least two very much underestimated projects in the field of information technology. The first one is of course Linux for desktop computers. The second underestimated project is Ada programming language. It could well compete with C++ but … Continue reading

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MetaTags2 sidebar for Firefox released

I release an ALPHA version of MetaTags sidebar for Firefox. It displays page info, keywords, description, etc. in browser sidebar.

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WordPress “Share this” displayed wrongly

“Share this” is displayed wrongly by WordPress. Here is an example of “Facebook, Twitter, Email” share this in the theme Kubrick: If I add more widgets, it turns even worse.

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