Tag Archives: Technology/Internet

Six Steps For Troubleshooting Instability, Crashes and Freezes In Lion

My primary home machine as of this writing is a 2008 model MacBook Pro, and every since I have upgraded it to MacOS X Lion, I’ve have had nothing but problems with it. I held of on upgrading until iOS … Continue reading

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ORM: The Vietnam of Computer Science?

Though I have a different focus at the moment, something I keep in the back of my head is DAO and ORM material as I’ll eventually be embarking on a very data heavy project. Without getting into specifics, it would … Continue reading

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How To Use Control Alt Delete in Remote Desktop

I finally figured one of lifes paradoxes– how to use CTRL + ALT + DELETE while using Windows Remote Desktop / Terminal Services in windowed mode (not full-screen). Use CTRL + ALT + END. It’s that simple! Please leave a … Continue reading

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Setting Up Windows XP Professional As A VPN Server

Hmm, this is something I need to try out when I have some more free time: In this article, I’ll explain how to configure a Windows XP Professional computer to accept incoming VPN connections and discuss some tips on improving … Continue reading

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musikCube: A Suitable Winamp Replacement

I’m always on the search for a good Windows mp3 player which manages large collections as I currently have over 22,000 songs (which apparently is over 96 days of music), and I’ve finally found a player which I’ve switched to; … Continue reading

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Unix Standards: Should I use UNIX or Unix?

I came across a good article via del.icio.us at IBM developerWorks titled “Standards and specs: Not by UNIX alone” which talks about the various Unix standards including POSIX, as well as why most people who know software development well prefer … Continue reading

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What IT Managers Can Learn from Developers

I came across a fairly succinct article about what IT managers can learn from software developers which is a good read if you find yourself in a chaotic environment with no issue tracking, documentation, etc. There are various practices associated … Continue reading

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Hacking Apache HTTPD Server at Yahoo!

Michal J. Radwin of Yahoo! gave a presentation at the recent ApacheCon 2005 about their own internal version of Apache HTTPD Server called yapache, and the various hacks and configuration issues which they’ve worked through over the years. Since 1996, … Continue reading

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Source for Easy Editor (ee of FreeBSD fame)

Sometimes when I’m on a Linux box I find myself a bit crippled without being able to use Easy Editor. I do know vi as it was the first editor I taught myself, but when I just need to do … Continue reading

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My New CFDJ Article: Development Perspectives

My latest article in the ColdFusion Developers Journal, “Development Perspectives: Differences between consulting and product development” is now available online. You can also download the whole October 2005 Edition of the CFDJ here as a PDF (10.1 MB).

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