This post outlines how to configure MariaDB or MySQL on Centos 7 in order to store a specific database outside of the typical /var/lib/mysql/DBNAME directory. Or in other words, how you can have each of your databases residing on a different drive (or a different folder on the same drive), while running only a single instance of MariaDB or MySQL. [Read more…]
If you get following error message: “Content within this application coming from the website listed below is being blocked by Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration” when installing Java SE Runtime Environment 8 on Windows Server 2012, this is the way to fix the issue. [Read more…]
The command that controls a lot of automation that comes with VirtualBox software is called: vboxmanage. This article show how to use it in Centos/RHEL to automatically start your VM on boot. [Read more…]
Recently I came across the following error when developing against Acrobat DC libraries:
Unhandled Exception: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException: The procedure number is out of range. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706D1) at Acrobat.CAcroAVDoc.Open(String szFullPath, String szTempTitle) at *.Program.ConvertToPDF(String inputPath, String outputPath) at *.Program.Main(String args) and this article describes the simplest way to fix the problem. [Read more…]
If you’re trying to build a .NET project and unable to compile due to missing reference (namespace) of Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word, this may be of help. [Read more…]
This is a very short tutorial on how to parse any string that even slightly resembles a date into java.util.Date (instant in time, with millisecond precision).