Install Your Own URL Shortener

A while back I acquired domain, with intent of setting up my own shortened URL service. While there is nothing wrong with the current offerings by or TinyURL, I was academically intrigued by the notion of setting this up.


I went with open source package YOURLS. It was pretty easy to […]

Video, from Camcorder to Nginx Flash Streaming

About two years ago before my daughter was born I talked my wife into the value of having a video camera to record all those wonderful moments that kids are supposed to have. At the time I was a fan of Sony products and we ended up purchasing the Sony HDR-SR5 High Definition Camcorder. I […]

Nginx, FastCGI, WordPress Permalink & “No Input file specified”

If you have spent any time recently look into the state of web servers then you know that nginx is getting recommended as the replacement for apache left, right and center. Apache has a rich history, platform extensive, and highly extensible, and while these are great traits it’s 15 years of legacy code hasn’t seemed […]