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mysql table is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed

If you are getting this error

mysql table is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed

Go to your data folder and try running

You should stop MySQL process first. If that doesn’t work, you can try with

I had to navigate to /var/lib/mysql/<database> and run myisamchk -r -v -f ./<table name>.

PS – This was answered at following thread, this post is for just personal reference in future.

Reference –

Force https on Google App Engine

To serve all request on https in Google App Engine, add following entry to your app.yaml file

For application developed in Laravel use following lines instead.

Install composer on Ubuntu

To install composer on Ubuntu

Create an alias to call it by typing ‘composer’


IMDB movie search with Ionic and Angular JS


Ionic is a beautiful, open source front-end SDK for developing hybrid mobile apps with HTML5. ( from ionic website)

AngularJS is a JavaScript framework. It can be added to an HTML page with a <script> tag. AngularJS extends HTML attributes with Directives, and binds data to HTML with Expressions. ( From w3schools )

The IMDB movie search application

In this application we will accept movie name from user and send it to movie api. We will use The Open Movie Database (which is unofficial imdb api) to fetch movie details.

In this tutorial we will be using Ionic Card Showcase to show movie poster and other details like year of release, genre, actors etc. To fetch the movie information we will user Angular JS Factory.

Following is the codepen for this application

See the Pen Imdb Movie Search by Devendra Verma (@devendraverma) on CodePen.