While doing some web development, I needed to have Memcached (source code) installed on my local machine to closely simulate what was going on my server. I develop under windows, and realized that installing meme Memcached isn’t as straightforward as it is on Linux. There are actually quite a few people who ask about how to do it, so I’ll give you a couple of good options. Here’s how to install the caching system on Windows. Read full post →How to Install Memcached On Windows
Outlook (2007 to current) has started to give me security warnings about an application that wanted to access my email and contacts (it’s called programmatic access). The message reads:
A program is trying to access e-mail address information stored in Outlook. If this is unexpected, click deny and verify your antivirus software is up-to-date. For more information about email safety and about how you might be able to avoid getting this warning, click Help.
The first thing I did was to deny it, but the dialog would come back right away and basically blocked me from using Outlook and it is pretty alienating.
Outlook did not provide any clue whatsoever as for which app or plugin was responsible for this, so that was a bit infuriating. My research showed that it also happens routinely with other version of Outlook as well, so here’s are a few ways of getting rid of that irritating message, without compromising security. Read full post →How To Stop Outlook’s Security Warnings