Disabling iSight Built in Mac Web Cam

I've never been a fan of Web Cams, but my Mac Book Pro did not come with the option of not having one. Since I'm a bit on the paranoid I want a way to disable the camera. The easist way, but not the best way is to move or rename a file. The file that we're looking for is the QuickTimeUSBVDCDIgitizer.component file. This file is located in the /System/Library/QuickTime folder. What I did to disable my iSight was move the file up a directory.

Search Engine Marketing Notes

A few months a go I took a position at a company where my job was to help Account Managers with optimizing their clients web sites. I've been doing web pages for years, and have been working with PHP for the last four years. Just last year I started working with ASP.NET 2.0. I must say that I do like ASP for the sole reason that it's extremely easy to pound out a good looking web site in little time. My skills as a PHP and ASP programmer have helped out a lot.


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Eclipse, PHP, and XDebug

*/ /*-->*/ In the past I've written how to use Eclipse with phpdbg and ZendDebugger. The phpdbg was short lived as it was replaced with xdebug. According to Zend's website, they say that there are no serious limitations of xdebug.

Java Doc

Documentation is key when programming. There is the documentation in the code itself such as what the heck you're trying to do there. There is also the documentation that describes the functions and objects and how to use them. Luckily there is a tool that helps the programmer create nice HTML documentation based on the comments within the code. This knocks out two birds with one stone. Javadoc is the tool to use for this task.

Recovering iTunes Music

*/ /*-->*/ Occasionally I will get a customer in my store whose library has been corrupt or lost but their music is still on their iPod. The way that apple designed iTunes is that if the library gets messed up, you run a high risk of losing your music.