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IMAP module for PHP in Mac OS X Mountain Lion

So here it comes again. I have recently upgraded to Mountain Lion and for whatever reason, Apple decided to nuked all my previous PHP (among other things) configurations so I have to setup IMAP in PHP again. A simple Google search may point you to this post with detailed instruction for Lion however, some steps have been changed a bit...

Step 1: Install prerequisites You may choose to download Xcode (FREE) from the App Store then go to menu Xcode > menu item Preferences > tab Downloads, select to install Command Line Tools OR you can go to Apple Developer to get it, you may need to login.

Step 2: Compile IMAP Get the IMAP source code from University of Washington website. Please do me a favor and check that website for the latest version, it's good practice. If you that lazy, try to click the "y" to get direct link to 2007f version.

Extract the package and open the Terminal to the new directory before executing these command:

make osx EXTRACFLAGS="-arch i386 -a…

Happy I got some follower!

Hooray!

More sites should do this. But they should have some limit in place because users will not want to receive this kind of mail every day. Once a month is too much already. For the record, this is the first one I got from Tumblr -- that's why I'm so excited!

UpdateSofts.com

It has been such a long time but today, August 8th, 2012, I have just found out that a homepage which was designed by me years ago (circa 2007?) is still up and running here http://www.updatesofts.com/.

It is the homepage for UpdateSofts forums. A kinda underground one where I used to come to get warez in the early days. It was the largest one in Vietnam for quite a long time (in warez, probably the second largest one in general being below DDTH). But no more now I think, people are now a little bit better when it comes to software piracy, they will try to buy it when it's possible especially when many international software companies have resellers in Vietnam (namely Kaspersky, Microsoft, etc.) with a good pricing for the market. I remember the time when software and game store popped up everywhere. It's so easy for highschool boys to visit one of them on the way home, spent a few minutes reading the "NEW GAME" list and paid eight thousand VND (an equivalent of $0.5…