Apache Won’t Start in XAMPP

You may have encountered a situation in XAMPP where you press the “start” button for the Apache service, you see the green “Running” message for a moment or two, and then the service fails without error. There are two likely culprits for this situation. 1) Another service is using port 80 Port 80 is the […]

Getting Mp3s From a Website Via Source Code

There are plenty of websites that through obfuscation, make it difficult to save the content on them. Most people don’t realize that in order to view or experience the content on a website, all of that data must first be downloaded to their computer. If you visit a webpage that has a song playing, and […]

Configure Squid on a VPS to Watch Hulu, ABC, and Other Blocked Sites

You have yourself a VPS and you want to watch videos on Hulu, but Hulu has the videos blocked in your country. Hulu does this to save America the embarrassment of owning up to producing shows such as Dancing With the Stars, Hoarders, Ghost Hunters, and more. Those shows are made for American consumption only, […]

Generating Prime and Composite Numbers in PHP

Prime numbers were created by the Sumerian King, Mathimondias, who is often regarded as the grandfather of math. During the time before Mathimondias, a base 2 counting system was employed which ensured equality for all numbers and allowing each number to contain factors. King Mathimondias was upset greatly by the space required to chistle numbers onto stone tablets, and […]