Building a Slackbot in PHP

Its been a while since I have taken on a coding project. The last one I can think of was when I was working at Envato and built off of a script that Aaron Rutley had created to help me perform quality assurance tests on ThemeForest themes before they were added to the now-defunct hosting platform.

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Installing subversion on a DroboFS

Before I had my DroboFS I was using my local MSI Wind Desktop for my subversion repositories, but after some reading I found that you could install subversion on the DroboFS. The idea of having all of my repos on the DroboFS seems to be a great idea, after all its redundant while my server is not.
The README that comes with the subversion install for the DroboFS lacks a lot of detail for getting it up and running properly. I thought I detail my install process to hopefully help others get it up and running with little to no troubles.

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Disable .DS_Store on network mapped drives

I always seem to misplace this little piece of code, so I thought I would make my own post on it.  Prevents those pesky .DS_Store files that OS X creates. Just run it from the OS X Terminal and you are all set. defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores true  

hddtemp + bash + mysql

So I got into this kick with gathering data and graphing it, I have been playing with flot for a bit and wanted to see what else I could graph.
I run hddtemp on my fileserver and while living in Vegas it gets pretty hot out, and my AC kicks on and off all day. I decided there has got to be a way for me to database the temp change on my hard drives through the

day and make it look nice. I put together this simple bash script that writes to the local MySQL server, then once I finish the web interface I will be making use of flot to graph the data. I thought I would share the simple script in case anyone else is interested in this as well.

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My current iTunes rsync backup script

The other day I was looking for a backup solution for two laptops. While I was unable to get the exact results I was looking for I did create a nice bash script that detects the network, and if on my local network it will mount the share from my Airport Extreme and then rsync the data over.  I am sure there is plenty of room for improvement on this script, but it works quite well.

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