Brief tutorial describing how to do string comparisons. Recently updated thanks to comments from our users.
Category Bourne shell scripting
Deleting a user account is neat and clean with Mac OS X. This tech-recipe describes the procedure and consequences of deleting a user.
Category Mac system administration
This error message can spring up in a previously functional PHP script when the memory requirements exceed the default 8 MB limit. However, do not fret because this is an easy problem to overcome.
Category PHP programming
The while loop in Java allows a loop block to be executed an arbitrary number of times until a condition is met. This tech-recipe shows the basic syntax of the Java while loop.
The for loop provides a simple mechanism for repeating a code block a fixed number of times or for iterating through a set of values.
The switch statement in Java provides a convenient method for branching a program based on a number of conditionals. This tech-recipe describes the use of the Java switch statement.
The Hello World program prints Hello World to the screen. It has long been a staple first application for a programmer trying out a new programming language. This tech-recipe describes the steps involved in compiling and running a simple Hello World program in Java.
Creating a mount point is a trivial, yet poorly documented operation. This tech-recipe describes creating a mount point appropriate for use with the mount command to mount a filesystem, cdrom, etc.
Category Solaris system administration
Regardless of the scripting language, the use of variables can greatly enhance the functionality of a script. This tech-recipe demonstrates basic use of variables in MS-DOS or Windows batch files.
Category Batch file programming