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2013 in review

2013 in review: taking a moment Well its the new year, so Happy New Year everyone. I try to do this every year, not always on this blog, but at least in general to review how things went in the… Continue Reading →

Words of wisdom I was lucky enough to have a wise uncle who taught me a whole bunch of interesting and useful things, ranging from picking up women to choosing what’s important to you, and giving those things the attention… Continue Reading →

Deploying websites with a git post-receive hook

I have been looking around for quick and easy ways for deploying website content from our version control system, without having a build process ( the site is ninety nine percent static html and has nothing to build ).  The… Continue Reading →

Drupal modules failing to update on PHP 5.4

This entry is mostly just a summary or a recap if you will of a few posts ( and 2 pages of replies and comments on the Drupal site Drupal Bug Page ). If you are experiencing the following error messages… Continue Reading →

Flashing a Google Nexus 7

This post is going to describe the process of flashing your nexus 7 from stock android ( the google nexus 7 doesn’t come with any carrier add-on software ) What You Need : Android Platform-Tools from the Android SDK (Install… Continue Reading →

AVD Emulator crashes on MAC ( emulator64-arm quit unexpectedly )

I recently got back into doing some android development. Its been an adjustment period to say the least. One of those adjustments has been the slight differences of working on a Mac. I came across a bug today, that baffled… Continue Reading →

Google’s Panda update

An interesting article came through my news feeds today, something that I’ve been too busy to really notice. This isn’t something new, just an update to a platform google released about 18 months ago now, but I’ve not even noticed…. Continue Reading →

Rouge Boeuf : A humble review

On August 25th, my wife and I decided to try a new restaurant for our date night.  We typically go to the same restaurants, and felt like we wanted something new. There is a new Rouge Boeuf that opened near… Continue Reading →

Gas prices in Quebec

This is probably just another rant, one of thousands around about gas prices, and how outrageous they are, if that is what you guessed, then you are right, but there is a twist.  Last weekend, we went on a quick… Continue Reading →

La ferme Guyon

Today we decided to take the kids out for a different kind of outing. Something that wasn’t too far, something not too expensive ( taking 2 adults and 3 kids, can get expensive ), and all in all something we… Continue Reading →

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