My blog. About WordPress development and whatever inspires me to write.

Recursive Twitter search with PHP

I’ve been playing with the Twitter API recently and more specifically the Twitter search API. Sometimes the results from a Twitter search span across multiple pages and because of this, the result from a call to the Twitter search API may include a next_page variable. Using this variable we can recursively search Twitter until there […]

Working quicker in Ubuntu by using bash scripts

I’m sure that there are a couple of commands you use on a regular basis when working in Ubuntu. I for instance often open the file browser by pressing ALT+F2 and entering ‘gksu nautilus’ which opens the file browser as root. The same goes for the ‘gksu gnome-terminal’ command. Entering commands with ALT+F2 is cool […]

How to transfer ALL your e-mail to Gmail (even if it’s in folders)

I recently helped my mother with switching over to Gmail. She has always used the webmail service from our webhost with an e-mail adress at (she runs a dutch PR consultancy) but the webmail service had been buggy lately. Setting up Gmail to receive e-mail from another account with POP3 access is easy but […]