I have updated an earlier post on how to install MySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Importantly, the new instructions include how to add the MySQL 5.5 libs to the loader path. This is very important as it’s highly likely that you’ll build software that depends on these MySQL libraries. The updated instructions can be viewed at: MySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
I recently had to connect a .NET desktop application to a web service that was built using Pyramid. My first thought was to use JSONP. However, JSONP is only useful for small amounts of data…and I had a lot of data to send/receive. Obviously, communication via an XmlHttpRequest with JSON was not an option due to limitations imposed by the Same Origin Policy (ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Same_origin_policy). In the end, we chose to use our existing Mako […]