LOGIC Library

This site is the Logic involvement in sharing expertise and skills acquired in daily work. The goal is to create a solid knowledge base and share best practices in software development and systems management.

More info about us can be found on logicsistemi.it.

Backuppc: introduction and case stories - Part 2

In this post we will complete out backuppc case history by adding the configuration for a Linux server and the special Archive configuration needed to archive backup data on an external device.

Backuppc: introduction and case stories - Part 1

Backuppc provide a powerful centralized backup system for Linux, Windows and OSX client available on the network.
In this short tutorial we will look at the common configuration parameters and we will analyze some case stories with all the configurations needed.

List to DropDownList - ASP.NET MVC - C#

In a previous article, we looked at how to fill a DropDownList with the values contained in a Dictionary. Let's see how to do a similar task with a List.

Joomla! 2.5 form validation - part 2

Client side validation is working great in our Joomla! module, but, if you turn down Javascript support in your browser, you can easily bypass it: for security reasons, we also need a server side validation.

This second type of validation will be created using PHP and the set of Joomla! classes called “rules”.

Joomla! 2.5 form validation - part 1

In the Joomla! MVC tutorial I wrote a post related to form validation. The instructions given in that post were built on the base of the MVC pattern. Using Joomla! validation system to validate a standard form written in HTML requires some better explanation.

In this tutorial I try to take a deep look into the Joomla! validation code, client and server side, using it in a standard module composed by an HTML form and the PHP code to manage required data.

Backup multiple databases automatically

This article describe how to backup automatically all PostgreSQL and MySQL databases on a Linux machine. Basically we need to find a list of all databases that need to be backed up; this can be accomplished combining different powerful Linux command line tools like awk and grep.

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