Eclipse PDT 32-bit on Windows 7

Recently I upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7. Seems that the 32-bit and 64-bit architecture in regards to programs is still a bit confusing.

I’m using Eclipse PDT 32-bit which at the moment the only current all in one version. Can be downloaded here.
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Adding Server Preview Plugin on CKEditor 3.x version

If you were using the older FCKEditor online editor and got the Server Preview plugin working, you should know that the same plugin is not compatible with CKEditor. What Server Preview does is it allows you to preview content on a custom designed page you have be it an HTML, PHP or ASP page, giving you an idea how the page would look like with the content you are entering.

After scorching the net for on how to have Server Preview plugin work on CKEDitor some were a bit confusing, luckily somebody(vladfr) ported the script to work with CKEditor but he has no blog or site to document how it works I decided to create a straightforward tutorial on how to get Server Preview enabled on CKEditor.


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How to Setup PHP, MySQL and phpMyAdmin on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

My previous working setup was on WAMP( Windows, Apache, MySQL and PHP). On Windows I used a bundled app WampServer that did the job, just install the executable and your all set.

On Mac it kinda needs a bit of work but basically you have to configure PHP, download-install MySQL and phpMyAdmin.
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Godaddy Checkout Issue

I encountered a problem with Godaddy today when renewing a domain using my credit card which I have stored on Godaddy, suddenly I’m getting the  error

“There was a problem authorizing your credit. Please verify your payment information or use an alternate form of payment.”

After some googling I found out it is common on Paypal type of payment method, but I’m not using Paypal. After some more investigating I remember I paid for the domain before using Paypal but now I’m paying via card.  The domain is on auto renew for Paypal.

Follow the steps below for the fix.

1. Go to My Account
2. My Payment Information
3. Click on View all Renewing Items link
4. This should list all the domains you have purchased with columns like Reciept, Next Billing date, and Auto
5. If the domain you are trying to renew is on Auto on: You would see the mode of payment either Paypal: username or the card version Visa: #####
7. Select the checkbox of the domain you are renewing and hit Update Payment Option
8. On Change Payment Type choose Select From Existing and choose your card then Save.
That should be it, go back to the checkout for your shopping cart and you should be able to purchase/renew without the error.
Hope this helps.

The Travel and Gobble Project

My wife and I like to dine out alot and experience new foods, we also like to relax, unwind and travel. plan to travel more this year. Since we are both such food and travel enthusiast we decided to create a social business directory website dedicated only to food and travel. We had plan to build this website last year but due to my super busy schedule it always gets pushed to the background. Now we decided to just launch for now as a Beta as not all the features are fully functional yet. It is now on beta and we encourage you if you have a travel agency, a hotel, a restaurant or a resort feel free to sign up and get more exposure to your business. We got alot more goodies instore for this project in the future as I get more free time coding. Visit Travel and Gobble and plan your vacation or dining experience.

Travel and Gobble