‘mod_alias’ and ‘mod_rewrite’

I spent a few hours recently trying to debug some Apache Rewrite rules on our development server. We had a particular directory outside the root of the website that I was using an Alias command to make available. However, within this directory I also wanted to apply a couple of different Rewrite rules. A simple […]

Skype command line switches

There are a few Skype command line switches documented on the Skype support site: https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA171/can-i-run-skype-for-windows-desktop-from-the-command-line However, it seems that the list isn’t complete. From a post on the Skype community site (the post doesn’t seem to be available any more) I found the following additions: This will start Skype with the specified account name and […]

Classic ASP with UTF-8

I had a problem today with a very old Classic ASP page which wasn’t dealing with accented characters properly. A quick StackOverflow question came up with this: Put the following ASP code in your page: Response.ContentType = “text/html” Response.AddHeader “Content-Type”, “text/html;charset=UTF-8” Response.CodePage = 65001 Response.CharSet = “UTF-8” And make sure that the charset in the […]