I added a subdomain to a zone file and when I reloaded named I noticed the following error in messages:
Oct 29 09:31:06 master named: tabordesignbuild.com.db:59: beta_live.sampledomain.com: bad owner name (check-names)
Oct 29 09:31:06 master named: zone sampledomain.com/IN: loading from master file sampledomain.com.db failed: bad owner name (check-names)
We are running BIND 9 and after doing a little searching it turns out that with the default configuration for BIND 9 underscores are now verbotten.
Evidently, if you need to include → Continue reading “bad owner name (check-names) Error in BIND 9”
I recently finished reading Seth Godin’s Purple Cow, Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable and would strongly suggest that any business owner, manager, C-Level executive, or marketer read it.
His main thesis is that the marketing paradigm has changed and that instead of trying to market to a broad audience with traditional methods you must position, or change, your brand or company so that it highlights something that is remarkable and targets a very specific niche of early adopters. And → Continue reading “Marketing Book Review: Purple Cow by Seth Godin”
Building advanced web applications and frameworks often involves getting incompatible pieces from various projects to work together cohesively inside a majority of browsers. The more advanced the functionality, the more of a problem this becomes especially when you’re trying to support older and very broken browsers such as MSIE 6.0.
At the present moment, I’m involved in building a substantial ecommerce project with a desktop style interface that includes popup dialogs, drag and drop lists, multiple tabbed interfaces among other → Continue reading “On WYSIWYIG HTML Editors and the jQuery.UI web user interface toolkit.”
Here is a great resource for free CSS templates and web site designs. Based on the licensing information on the site, it seems as though they are all either GPL/GNU or Creative Commons.→ Continue reading “Free CSS Template Resource”
We have a client that is in need of some dynamic Flash charts. After some googling I came accross the Open Flash Chart project. It seems to be an active project with a decent following. Moreover, there are a number of other commercial products out there that are using the LGPL licensed code.
It looks to be a fairly mature code base that provides an enormous amount of customization without editing any ActionScript code or recompiling any .swf files. → Continue reading “Open Source Flash Charting Package: Open Flash Chart”