unrar on AMU Linux / CentOS boxes

From time to time you have to decompress .rar archives on your Linux. It’s pretty easy. Just download proper RPM package from repoforge repository. In my case it was wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/unrar/unrar-5.0.3-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm sudo rpm -Uvh...


PHP 5.4.x on CentOS 6.5

Quick copy and paste list of commands to get PHP 5.4 on CentOS boxes wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm wget http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-6.rpm sudo rpm -Uvh remi-release-6*.rpm epel-release-6*.rpm Enable remi repo sudo nano /etc/yum.repos.d/remi.repo Update sudo yum update sudo...


How to test test and capture REST API calls

Just bunch of very useful tools to help us with testing and building REST API. requestb.in – just bin for your API calls. Very easy to capture and test calls from APPS https://www.runscope.com/ – older brother,...


HHVM on Amazon EC2 in 2 minutes

Probably you already heard about HHVM. As on their website: HHVM is an open-source virtual machine designed for executing programs written in Hack and PHP. HHVM uses a just-in-time (JIT) compilation approach to achieve superior performance...