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How to Resolve ERROR 1396 (HY000): Operation CREATE USER failed for Error in MySQL
If you run into this error when trying to create a user in mysql, chances are you already have this user account created. create user 'someuser'@'localhost' identified by 'somepassword'; ERROR 1396 (HY000): Operation CREATE USER failed for 'someuser...
Written by Sean Behan on 03/02/2017
Email Regex
Regular Expression that Matches Email Addresses: /\b[a-zA-Z0-9._%+-]+@[a-zA-Z0-9.-]+\.[a-zA-Z]{2,4}\b/
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012
Installing Feedzirra RSS Parser on Ubuntu 8
I recently watched a RailsCasts episode (http://railscasts.com/episodes/168-feed-parsing) on parsing and persisting RSS feeds using Feedzirra. It took a little setting up on Ubuntu because it relies on some libraries that aren't included with Ubuntu > 8. ...
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012
Using Grep To Find or Match All Links in an HTML Document
egrep -or "(http(s)?://){1}[^'\"]+" path/to/directory You can further reduce to just return the images by piping again. grep -r src views/ | egrep -o "(mailto|ftp|http(s)?://){1}[^'\"]+" The -r flag is for a recursive directory scan....
Written by Sean Behan on 09/15/2013
How to Get GPS Location Information from a Photo or Movie with Swift and UIImagePickerController
This code assumes you're using the UIImagePickerController. If not you will need to get an image url another way. But, If you are using UIImagePickerControllerDelegate then it will supply the asset's url in the `info` dictionary . From the asset's url...
Written by Sean Behan on 06/11/2018