Automatically power on ESX(i) VM’s on startup

For quite some time now, we had this problem with a client where his virtual machines had to be started manually when his ESXi server stopped. Which, due to an electrically challenged infrastructure, happened every other two weeks. Virtualization isn’t my cup of tea. I know the basics (create a VM, change settings, start /…

Joomla 2.5, 1.5 and 1.0 sitting on a bench somewhere in South-California.

End of Joomla 2.5 in sight – Are you R3ady?

In december, Joomla 2.5 will be “end of life”, which means the developers will no longer update the CMS. Joomla 2.5 played an important role in the #jhistory as it was the first step towards a modern Joomla. (We’re pretending 1.6 never happened). It’s not exactly “news” that Joomla 2.5 is about to retire in…

Red Riding Hood is pleased. Really.

Woolfe completes kickstarter, raise $70,000

Grin, the Belgian indie developer, has succesfully completed their Kickstarter campaign. They were looking to raise fifty thousand dollars to fund further improvements to their game, which is currently in alpha. In the last weeks of the campaign, things got a bit close, but a last minute hike in backers made sure that not only…

Red Riding Hood is pleased. Really.

Red Riding Hood needs your help to take on Woolfe

Who doesn’t know the tale of Red Riding Hood? Young girl walks through the forest to visit grandma, nearly gets eaten by Woolfe, the end. But according to Grin, a Belgian indie developer, there’s a darker side to Red that you didn’t know. In Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries, they tell the story of Red…

Comments on old(er) posts now closed.

When I open my mailbox, and see that someone commented on one of the articles on this blog, I’m always honored that someone took the time to comment. Lately, however, my inbox is stuffed by spammers who are trying very hard to promote the latest unbelievable deals on Nike shoes – which for some reason…

Create a Joomla module which loads another page in X seconds

For a project of ours, we were in need of a solution that allowed our Joomla site to automatically load another page (on that site) after a set period of time. After some thinking, we came up with a rather simple solution which you can easily implement on your own. Instructions Install Sourcerer by Nonumber…

Tip: Add your greeting to your signature.

A while ago, I had to recreate my e-mail signature (ah, the smell of fresh mailboxes in the morning) and I figured I could just add a greeting to the signature as well. I can’t say if other people do this as well,  but there are plenty of advantages of adding your “Kind Regards” ,…