Posts By: rob

Installing Subversion on CPanel/WHM

Just a quick tip for those who (like me) have wanted to install the Subversion client on their CPanel/WHM VPS. (I have my repositories hosted with so no need for a Subversion server to be set up). I have a couple of VPS servers set up and wanted to install subversion on both. After… Read more »

Updating, moving old blog entries

We are currently in the process of updating the website. We should have done this months ago, but we’ve been a bit rushed out (as ever). During this tidy-up I’ll be moving some of the old blog posts from ibrow that I wrote over to my blog (which you’re looking at right now). Stay… Read more »

Pencil: The best thing since sliced bread?

Well, probably not, but Pencil is still pretty damn cool! But what is Pencil? According to the Pencil Project website their: ..unique mission is to build a free and opensource tool for making diagrams and GUI prototyping that everyone can use. But what does this really mean? Well, from my point of view you could… Read more »

Rant of the Day: Namespaces

This is just a really quick post to try and vent my frustrations! Why don’t web developers use namespacing? It is so frustrating when you’re tying to integrate a 3rd party plugin into your website! For example, I have a page containing some pre-existing JavaScript, and I want to add a nice little piece of… Read more »

Setting up XDebug for PHP in Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex

I love Ubuntu and today reminded me exactly why. It’s just so easy to do stuff in it! I run a LAMP development server off my laptop, and today some of the PHP I was writing was throwing up some errors. Unfortunately I hadn’t installed XDebug which makes life so much easier when debugging PHP…. Read more »

Hello 2009!

Hello and a Happy New Year to everyone out there. I hope you all had a relaxing (not boring) or busy (but fun) Christmas and New Year break. I took the liberty to have a complete break from work, laptop, interweb, Twitter et al and it has done me the world of good. I’m fully… Read more »