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The Web Developer's Online Toolkit

  • Episode 245
  • May 29, 2012

Robbie opens up his online web development toolkit and shows you what's inside, and how to use some of the tools.

This episode is sponsored in part by: Eco Alkalines, Garden Gate Farms and Cordery Electric.

Topics Covered:

  • Robbie Ferguson and Christa Wells present from the Category5 studios in Barrie, Ontario.
  • Christa's schooling.
  • The Category5 Community Photo Booth.
  • {play 6:46}Giveaway A year supply of EcoAlkalines batteries. Congratulations to Bill Hagerty!
  • {play 9:33}Viewer Questions
  • Using the form on our web site to submit your question helps protect your privacy.
  • Viewer Question: I have Ubuntu 10.04 running as a basic server, but I can't seem to access any of the services on it from the network. I can ping the server, but can't browse to things like Apache. It doesn't have any firewall installed. Can you help?
  • Viewer Question: Thank you for your help in getting my second hard drive working in fstab using a UUID. It works! I was able to move some of my user folders to the hard drive and make a symlink, but the Virtualbox VMs folder didn't work. Can you help?
  • Creating symlinks on Linux for folders or files which have spaces in the name.
  • Viewer Question: You mentioned Shoutcast as a way to listen to radio on Ubuntu, but I can't find it in the repositories. Could you please explain how to get Shoutcast running?
  • What Shoutcast is: a network of online radio stations, both "real" stations (terrestrial, FM, AM, etc) and amateur (Internet-only) stations.
  • Setting up Shoutcast to load radio stations in your favorite player. Robbie demonstrates loading a Country music station with Totem on Linux.
  • Viewer Question: Does Eric Kidd play any Buddy Guy?
  • {play 31:14}Top Stories from the Category5.TV Newsroom
  • {play 38:03}Contest: How you could win a magicJack Plus from Category5 TV.
  • The Category5 studio phone number is 2545-CAT5TV (254-522-8588).
  • {play 41:47}Feature: The Web Developer's Online Toolkit.
  • Robbie has added some great online tools to the Category5 Web Development page.

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  • Host: Robbie Ferguson
  • Co-Host: Christa Wells



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