A thing you should know when deleting posts using the Tumblr API

Like every curious developer out there, I like playing with APIs: Google Maps’, Facebook’s, Twitter’s and, currently, Tumblr’s. I’m trying to write a decent importer from WordPress to Tumblr so I spend a lot of time with the Tumblr API and its docs. I stumbled upon a peculiar problem with the delete method from the API, which I want to share with you. You can read how to delete posts by going here – http://www.tumblr.com/docs/en/api#deleting_posts. It says (to save you from clicking and reading): Deleting posts To edit a post, create the...

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Error: DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply

For those of you who use Ubuntu on a daily basis this error message may sound familiar: Error: DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus) Please select another viewer and try again. I get it from time to time when trying to connect to a SSH or FTP server from nautilus. I found a solution through google, though I can’t recall where, so no “source” link. Here it is: Source code   sudo dpkg-reconfigure nautilus Wait a couple of seconds before you try connecting again. Hope that works for...

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How to rename the Home link on your breadcrumbs in Yii Framework

Prerequisites: In order to understand this post you should know what Yii Framework is. You don’t have to know much about it, though – we’ll discuss basic stuff here. It would certainly help if you have a copy installed on your server, so you can test freely as you read. For this tutorial we assume you have downloaded and set up Yii Framework with the default settings and you have used the yiic script to create your application (something like ./yiic webapp ../myapp where myapp is the name of your application). This is the way described in the Yii Framework documentation. In...

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