James Linden

~# data ninja / linux guru / web dev geek / robotics nerd / idea machine / N6NRD

Video showing how to complete the SOLO final fight of the Shadow of Revan storyline.

Quick video showing how to use a sniper's cover pulse skill to pop people up on top of the sand crawler to get the datacron and shard.

A simple BASH script to create a new database and user easily.

A script to import the standard XML dump file from wikipedia.org into a simple MongoDB data structure, useful as a local cache for searching and manipulating Wikipedia articles.

A script to import the standard XML dump file from wikipedia.org into a simple MySQL database structure, useful as a local cache for searching and manipulating Wikipedia articles.

A PHP script to generate Bind-style zone files from a PowerDNS MySQL backend.

A PHP function to generate a password of specified length using random characters.

A response to the concept of Mail Intents suggested by http://mailintents.org in which James Linden proposes the use of Schema.org semantic markup in HTML email.

A jQuery plugin to create sidebar navigation tab control

A PHP script to generate well-structured MySQL schemas.

A script to parse the wikipedia article for the ISO 4217 standard to produce a tab-delimited text output, suitable for import into another project or database.

A script to import the archive of XML documents of current weather observations into a local database.

A script to import the list of weather reporting stations from Weather.gov into a local database.

A script to parse the wikipedia article for the ISO 3166-1 Alpha-3 standard to produce a tab-delimited text output, suitable for import into another project or database.

A script to parse the wikipedia article for the ISO 4217 standard to produce a tab-delimited text output, suitable for import into another project or database.

James Linden's opinion on how physical (printed) media should be digitized and converted to other formats.

An option editorial using a fictional situation to explain the need for better digital access to human knowledge.

Opinion editorial on the state of several book digitization projects

An opinion editorial on the need for electronic textbooks in schools.

James Linden's opinions on the eBook format wars and related topics

An opinion editorial on the need for electronic books.

A quick opinion in response to a discussion which suggested certain political leaders should be assassinated for getting into war(s) in the Middle East.

Opinion editorial piece on the often confusing organization of file systems in the context of big data sets.

photo of James Linden
Founder / Head Geek
Digital Dock, LLC
aka kodekrash & N6NRD
Alexandria, LA USA

What I Do

Linux administration & virtualization
Data mining, storage & analysis
Web development

What I've Done

Rescued a skunk
Built Prime GNU/Linux
Contributed to Spidering Hacks