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Documentation for Open Source software is often presented in the form of a HOWTO: a set of instructions that tell you how to use the product. A miniHOWTO is a shortened HOWTO that covers the main points only, and a microHOWTO is shorter still.

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2016-01-10 Make an AJAX request using XMLHttpRequest
2015-04-26 Convert leading spaces to tabs in a text file
2015-04-25 Iterate over a map in Java
2015-02-28 Pad an integer with leading zeros in C++
2014-10-04 Configure an Ethernet interface as a QinQ VLAN trunk
2014-09-07 Ensure symmetric routing on a server with multiple default gateways
2014-08-25 Inspect the value of a cookie in JavaScript
2014-07-28 Delete a cookie in JavaScript
2014-07-26 Create a cookie in JavaScript
2014-07-14 Bind a value to a named parameter in a Hibernate query
2013-07-13 Connect to a SQLite database using Perl DBI
2013-05-30 Configure Apache as a reverse proxy

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2011-03-30 Change the MTU of a network interface
2011-03-13 Reduce the size of an LVM logical volume
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2010-12-13 Connect to a PostgreSQL database using Perl DBI
2011-01-07 Mirror a Subversion repository
2012-01-14 Make the configuration of iptables persistent (Debian)
2011-01-30 Increase the size of an LVM logical volume
2011-03-16 Reduce the size of an ext2, ext3 or ext4 filesystem