Visual Studio project settings for NPAPI projects

When you create a project for Visual studio there are a couple of key steps that are highlighted here from the original guild from Mozilla  “Compiling The npruntime Sample Plugin in Visual Studio” From the build steps listed in the article from Mozilla, Create a new project in Visual Studio.  Make sure that you create…

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NPAPI Plugin sample for Firefox

I recently got started on a project that had a NPAPI/XPCOM component that implements a custom control to be used in a  web page to demonstrate the companies technology.  I rewrote the control to get rid of the XPCOM api which opened up the compatibility of the control to include Google chrome and other NPAPI…

Configuring gitolite hooks for sending email.

In my previous article Gitolite administration I covered how to installed and configure the basic elements needed to run Gitolite on your server.  At this point I would expect you to be familiar with the basic concepts of Git and gitolite configuration settings.  This post demonstrates how to configure hooks Gitolite v2 on your Mac. Gitolite…

resolving Gitolite permissions issues.

9 times out of 10 it’s ssh. I am converting a client from CVS to Git managed with Gitolite.  So far the process has been smooth, but here have been  a few hiccups along the way.  The most common problem is the generation of proper ssh keys that Git can use. Converting the clients users…

Enabling SSH on your Mac

I use a MacBook pro for my primary development these days, now that I am switching between ObjectiveC and C++. anyhow, If you are like me, you probably have an old Mac lying around doing nothing, or maybe its only getting lightly used.  who knows. I don’t have a home server setup at the moment…