Pattie Maes and Pranav Mistry demo SixthSense

This demo — from Pattie Maes’ lab at MIT, spearheaded by Pranav Mistry — was the buzz of TED. It’s a wearable device with a projector that paves the way for profound interaction with our environment. Imagine “Minority Report” and then some.

AS3 Convert function name on the fly

Why would you want to do this? Not sure but a sample here: [as]var _x = 100; function a() : void { trace(“\t\tCalled from A = _x” + _x + “\n”); } var b = function (): void { trace(“\t\tCalled from B \n”); } trace(“Do a regular B call\n”); b(); trace(“Convert B to A\n”); b […]

ZendFramework FollowSymLinks or SymLinksIfOwnerMatch error in XAMPP

Problem: You may be getting a 403 error and if you look at the logs you should find something similar to the following: [error] [client] Options FollowSymLinks or SymLinksIfOwnerMatch is off which implies that RewriteRule directive is forbidden: /Applications/xampp/xamppfiles/htdocs/project/public/index.php Solution: In your .htaccess file add the following line to the begining of the file: […]