Every online community, whether a mailing list, a forum, a chat or a newsgroup, seems to go through the same basic phases. Knowing these phases may be useful in directing your own community’s future. This document may help: The Natural Life Cycle of a Mailing List
SQL can be a dangerous animal. Usually, when you write a bad query, it’s no big deal. But occasionally you might encouter the cartesian join
Of course Linux is not the only player in the open source game. Many people seem to overlook the *BSD variants which all have there […]
Today’s schedule for Monday is to stare at the computer for a while. Realize it would be cool to play some games right now. Head […]
If you’ve ever built a PC with a window, you know how ugly wiring is to look at. And it can be hard to hide. The best option I’ve found is cable sleeving, and specifically the Universal PSU Sleeving Kit from FrozenCPU.com.
One major knock (or advantage) is that their are just too many distributions to decide from when it comes to linux. If someone new to […]
Even though I was never a fan of Aeon Flux, I am a huge fan of Anime. In this respect, any way I can promote […]
You can’t really consider yourself a programmer unless you have programmed your own CMS. At least that is what it seems like with all the […]
Bistro is a SmallTalk variant that can be used over any JVM implementation. Don’t use either one, but from the arguments that I hear from […]
The Fusebox Lifecycle Process (FLiP) is a process for developing web applications. There are two fundamental ideas behind FLiP. The first is keeping the process closely tied to client feedback. The second is to encourage inexpensive changes early, before they become more expensive and time consuming. FLiP offers a nice list of tools, techniques and methods to achieve this
If you use Apache sooner or later you will encounter a time that you will have to use rewrites. Learn the stuff now.
Sometimes you come across something that is entertaining and you show it to your friends (non-geeks) and they find no joy or amusement in it. […]