This is Nick Oba's haphazardly maintained blog. For my personal website, see Nick Oba Dot Com, though be warned that you might become temporarily incontinent by its sheer technical sophistication.


Over the years I've developed increasingly sophisticated web apps such as Ah Yer! (sold in 2008), Qondio (sold in 2010), Qirina (sold in 2011). I currently have the honor to be involved in a rather ambitious project called Zurker.

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Domain Names for Sale!

Posted April 4, 2014 by headhopper and filed under firesale

I have some domain names which I'm liquidating. I acquired some of these at great cost; the others were freshly registered. Some have projects residing on them but in all cases but one the item for sale is the domain name only. The following domain names are for sale as domain names only. kurosawa.com

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PayPal Subscription Problem with Large Number of Recurring Instances

Posted March 22, 2013 by and filed under paypal subscriptions

So I was adding a subscription option and got this error:

"The link you have used to enter the PayPal system is invalid. Please review the link and try again."

If you're using PayPal for a recurring monthly payment aka subscription, and entered all the form values correctly, but are still getting this error...

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I Like Scriptiny!

Posted March 30, 2012 by headhopper and filed under respect

Earlier today I was hunting around for some Javascript and came across Scriptiny, a pretty awesome resource for web developers. The coder who maintains this site is a high-caliber web developer who for some inexplicable reason shares all his work. There's a bunch of...

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Join Me on Zurker!

Posted February 18, 2012 by evangelism and filed under

Facebook is so lame. It's going where MySpace went. The new social network is Zurker! Zurker is totally awesome and so very very cool because it makes a distinction about news that's relevant to you personally - like someone liked your comment - and news that's interesting...

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My Name is Nick Oba

Posted February 18, 2012 by headhopper and filed under egomania

So I have a personal home page now, under nickoba.com. Even though I've made living entirely from the Internet since 1996, I've never really had a navel-gazing home page. But I've sort of been forced to putting one up now, due to the fact that a lot of people are trusting me with...

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Older Posts You Couldn't Care Less About

Warning When Looping Through Arrays in Perl
February 18, 2012 by headhopper and filed under perl

Rush Sale for Qirina
February 18, 2012 by headhopper and filed under firesale

SEO Bidz is on the Block
February 18, 2012 by headhopper and filed under seo

Qondio 3.0 Released
February 18, 2012 by headhopper and filed under app

Such Low-Calibre Leadership in London and Paris
February 18, 2012 by headhopper and filed under libya


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