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Author Archives: Ben Hamilton

Create UAC elevated shortcuts on Windows

Create UAC elevated shortcuts on Windows (Hat tip to Jared).

SQL JOINs explained

SQL JOINs? Go read the article from the source (Visual Representation of SQL Joins)¬†and it’ll make even more sense.

Everything Bill knows about business in one minute

“Everything I know about business in one minute.” – Bill Drenttel. Via John Gruber.

Backup WordPress to Dropbox

Backup your WordPress site to a Dropbox folder.

Locate on CentOS

How to install locate on CentOS.

What version of MySQL is running?

On a CentOS 6.x linux box, typing the following will show the MySQL version mysql -v or if not the root user, then mysql -u root -p -v (Which says user the root user, prompt for the password, then get the version).

New Act! emarketing to arrive soon

Act! (now owned by Swiftpage) will have an updated emarketing platform builtin to the next release of Act! 16.1. I know many who will be eager to test this out.

Australian Privacy Law Reform Changes

There are changes to the Australian Privacy Laws. Details here: www.oaic.gov.au. This does raise some questions around where you’re hosting data. If you’re using the ‘cloud’ (Google Drive/Apps, hosted CRM, Virtual Servers etc) then you may want to read up and make sure you’re not setting yourself up for a problem.

The Perfect Web Development Environment for Your New Mac

The Perfect Web Development Environment for Your New Mac. Great set of instructions, worked for me.

Zapier on how to run a remote standup meeting

Zapier on how to run a remote standup meeting.