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SQLYog and Wine on Ubuntu Lucid 64 bit

It seems that an Ubuntu x64 upgrade to Lucid breaks SQLYog under Wine. Installation seems to complete okay, but when attempting to run seemingly nothing happens, or you'll see an ODBC error if you run from a terminal. This is how to fix it: - Grab a copy of odbc32.dll...

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Swype: Mobile touch screen text input revisited

I'm really not a fan of typing on touchscreen-only phones. I just can't type as fast on a touchscreen as I can on a slide out keyboard, so for me that easily justifies the tradeoff of having a slightly bigger device. Trouble is, slide out keyboards seem to be going...

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Emergency Scalability using Amazon's S3

Reprieve found themselves in a situation where they needed to scale up their site in a hurry. Stephen Fry had agreed to tweet a link to an article about one of their client cases to his 1.25 millions followers, and they'd been warned that the resulting traffic spike was likely...

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