An SMTP server for testing

Today I needed to send some test emails from my application and I searched around for a very simple SMTP server that can save outgoing emails to a folder instead of actually sending them. This is nice for debugging and testing email functionality in an application. Unfortunately, it was very difficult to find something useful.… Continue reading An SMTP server for testing

Prevent slow Linux performance on VirtualBox

Here is a quick tip if you are having slow performance with Linux running on VirtualBox: Assign at least two processors to the Linux instance Some background… My laptop came with Windows 7. I prefer to use Linux (currently Ubuntu) when developing and I really dislike dual-booting so installing Ubuntu side-by-side with Windows is not… Continue reading Prevent slow Linux performance on VirtualBox