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Birding Summary 2016

March 29, 2017

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Biggest news in my birding activities was that I started to show colours and joined Bongariliitto, an alliance of Finnish birders that is not tied to any geographic location. They have an excellent online diary for counting one’s sightings called Pinnari. In effect, this restarted my lists, as Pinnari lists are so cool. Maybe after two […]

Incomplete chunked encoding

April 19, 2016

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There’s a form using php mail() to send HTML message. After clicking submit, variety of things will happen on server side, including email sending to submitter, to company and to me as a developer. For customer, it appears that nothing happens after click. However, all actions are performed just fine. While Firefox is not giving […]

New year birding 2016

April 4, 2016

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Prelude: before New Year Rehearsal tour got lame 11 species. Where are all winter visitors like gold crest (Regulus regulus, hippiäinen), bohemian waxwing (Bombycilla garrylus, tilhi) and hawfinch (Coccothrauster coccothraustes, nokkavarpunen)? As shores are not having ice cover, white-tailed eagles (Haliaeetus albicilla, merikotka) are not hanging around. There are some reports of them from inland lakes. Should I […]

Birding summary 2015

December 28, 2015

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With little stint (Calidris minuta, pikkusirri) the minimum yearly goal of 100 species was met at 23rd of August. That pretty much closed the scoring as the last new species, western yellow wagtail (Motacilla flava, keltavästäräkki), got added eight days later. I knew this year would be challenging to have time for hobbies. 100 species […]

Nikon D70 with off-camera light Elinchrom D-Lite RX 2

July 16, 2014

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Old Nikon D70 with new Elinchrom portable studio light, how to make them to work together? Nikon flash light shoe does not communicate (except on on/off level) with any other flash device than Nikons own, so the camera will not recognize Elinchrom transmitter and external flashes will not light. I got it working only with […]

Enable remote connection for MySQL, multiple connections

April 1, 2014

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1. edit /etc/mysql/my.cnf and set bind-address to 0.0.0.0. 2. if skip-networking is present, comment it out or remove it 3. restart and test: service mysql restart mysql -u remote_user_on_remote_system -pPASSWORD -h remote_system_url database_name Warning: your database security is compromised. Everyone could access it now, provided they’d know username and password. Lets limit this with firewall. […]

MySQL Federated connection, step-by-step

May 24, 2013

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Federated engine can be used to push data from one database server to another. Lets say source server is called local server and target server will be remote. 1. Create table on remote server using a known engine. It is a good practice to define the engine here, although you might just use the default […]