How to Setup 2FA on Apple Devices

Two-step verification is an additional security feature for your Apple ID that’s designed to prevent anyone from accessing or using your account, even if they know your password.

Working with PGP and Mac OS X

Progresses step-by-step through the processes of installing Gnu Privacy Guard, generating and maintaining your key pair and sending yourself an encrypted message, all while learning key cryptographic principals along the way.

Mac OS X: launch daemons vs launch agents

There are two types of services that launchd manages:

  • launch daemons can run without a user logged in.
  • Launch agents run on behalf of a user

Add mcrypt to Mac OS X

You can easily install the mcrypt extension to PHP5 on Mac OS X Server.

Install memcache and apc on Mac OS X Server

Looking to speed up your SocialEngine, Drupal, or other PHP/MySQL web site? The combination of APC and Memcache can really speed up sites based on these platforms.