A Log Analyzer with the ELK Stack, Nginx and Docker

This post is about a log parser I quickly put together, with the help of the Elastic Search – Logstash – Kibana (ELK) stack and Docker. The ELK Stack, in undoubtedly a phenomenal solution for analyzing centralized logging. Logstash beautifully breaks down every detail in the log and takes care of pushing them into ElasticSearch, […]

Dynamic Form Templates with CFInclude

ColdFusion is a pretty powerful language when it comes to managing all your server / enterprise resources, but it is also useful to manipulate user interfaces. In this post, we speak about using the CFInclude tag to build intuitive user experiences. To start with, here is our problem. We had multiple pages in a website, […]

ColdFusion 2018 – Improvements on Arrays and Strings

ColdFusion 2018 includes a host of new enhancements on Language. Language improvements have been considered based on use-cases that make more sense in today’s world, and while also taking into consideration all the bugs and enhancements logged by the community. Significant enhancements are Null Support – with ColdFusion now Null aware, working alongside other technologies […]

Exposing SOAP webservices through ColdFusion 2016 API Manager

The latest version of ColdFusion bundled in an API Manager, allowing you to moderate publishing and access of your APIs. The API Manager acts as a proxy to existing REST and SOAP web-services. Just wrapped up an article on Adobe DevNet that speaks about exposing existing SOAP based web services. Have a look at the […]

Plink: Auto Accept HostKey’s

Plink is a blessing if you are attempting to SSH to a remote machine and execute some scripts from an automated solution. It’s perfect for the scenario, except when it comes to hostkey acceptance. Plink, or for that matter any application used to connect to another machine remotely, require you to accept the Hostkey of […]

The MySQL/Python Connector Saga

This post is written with Python 3.4 in consideration, and may, or may not apply to Python 2.x Numerous blogs / forums suggest umteen non-working solutions to get the MySQL Connector/Python to work. All I got out of those, is a wasted day, and this small little comment by ACyclic on StackOverFlow. A prerequisite for […]

The fun in compiling Apache

Quite contrary to the title, compiling Apache from source can be pretty frustrating at times, with trivial errors, compile options that are hard to remember, etc.. Wrote a small piece of code to help you with this compilation. The script is tested on RHEL, definitely works on any Linux distro, and most likely just works […]

A Stint at Open Hack Day 2010

A long awaiting post, Yahoo! Open Hack Day 2010, Bengaluru. This happens to be my longest stint with coding. For those of you who dont’ know, Open Hack Day is 24 hrs – to build an innovative application on-spot, overnight, with unlimited caffeine and Red Bull’s and glowing laptop’s all around – Not to mention […]

Adobe Flash Platform Summit

Functional Intent Meets Pixel Perfection, Adobe Flash Platform Summit,2010 – will feature distinct days for developers and designers. You will learn everything from innovations in Flash, Flex, LCDS, LiveCycle, to bringing great experiences to mobile phones and devices, to the future of the platform. You will learn new technologies that enable integrated design and develop […]

Flash 10.1 performance – Apple VS Android

Before I start, spend a few seconds going though the links as you come across them. The Adobe VS Apple war doesn’t seem to get over. We have seen official websites taking offensive & defensive sides, numerous forums and blogs reasoning their opinion and jokes from presenters at developer conferences (Yes I mean Vic Gundotra […]