Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Quick Tip: Flushing DNS on Mac

Being a “switcher” (for the second time) meant I had to find a new version of the “ipconfig /flushdns” command that worked on my PC.

I was happy to find it’s just as easy on my Mac to flush DNS (if not a bit hidden).


posted by Dustin Vannatter at 4:36 pm  

Monday, August 8, 2011

Quick Tip: Automating MySQL local sync

I’m the first one to admit I’m lazy when it comes to maintaining a local copy of databases I work with. So what I decided to do was make my Mac work for me while I’m sleeping.

I’ve setup a series of daily commands to run as cron jobs on my iMac to do the boring things I spend time on every morning, thus saving me an hour of waiting around for downloads, decompressing tars and imports.


posted by Dustin Vannatter at 8:52 am