Getting Chromecast to work with Unblock Us using the RT-AC66U

Getting this setup was quite easy and based on posts I found on Reddit. Use the router’s firewall to block the chromecast from using it’s built in DNS. In the router’s web console you go to Firewall (under the advanced settings) and block the destination ip 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 Again in advanced settings under LAN > DHCP server set the… Read more →

YUI compressor missing formal parameter error

I was going about minding my own business and compressing some js when i got tis “missing formal parameter” error. It seems that the yui compressor library get’s tripped up if you name variables the same as primitive java types e.g. char. In my case I name some geo variables lat and long (long being a java primitive type). Read more →

Download older Google Chrome binaries

Someone recently asked where could they get Google Chrome or Chromium version 19. binary for Linux. Turns out things move so quickly in Google land that it was harder than I expected (these instructions might be obsolete by the time your read it so your mileage might vary). Get the exact version no. that you’re looking for in this case… Read more →

Drupal 7 iCal Link

I’ve been working on my son’s school website and decided to give Drupal 7 a try. The site is setup such that the calendar section is a list of events. Next to each event I wanted to include a “Add to Calendar” link and after some searching on the interwebs I had to figure out something for myself and what… Read more →