Memcached if a free and open source distributed memory object caching system. It is used by web applications to lower database load by caching data in a key-value format for faster retrieval. If you happen to develop on Mac OS X, you can easily setup a development memcached server locally using MacPorts. 1sudo port install […]

Amarok on Mac OS X

December 18, 2010 | 1 Comment

After several attempts in the last few months, I finally have Amarok running on Mac OS X Snow Leopard with MacPorts. The installation went as it should with the following steps : download and install the latest version of Mac Ports for your version of OS X run sudo port selfupdate run sudo port upgrade […]

Before I was a mac user, I have used Windows and Linux for several years. I still use Linux daily (via SSH) and I still see Windows running on machines all around me. From these two worlds, there are very few things that I am missing on Mac OS X. From the Windows world, I […]

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    photo of Samantha Halfon Samantha Halfon
    Software Engineer
    blueKiwi software
    Paris, France
    I enjoy playing with my computer(s), listening to Bob Dylan (and related artists) and watching movies (especially if they were directed by Martin Scorsese or John Cassavetes). Sometimes, I play a little guitar... If not doing any of the above, I am either riding a small red bike around Paris, or, making videos. About my videomaking please check out World Wide Angle and its blog.