1. March 12, 2022,

    What I Used Before For the longest time I have been using Empress Blog as my blogging framework. This framework is built using EmberJS…

  2. August 29, 2021,

    So as I always like to do every once in awhile, I decided to re-install my M1 Mac Mini and oh man the troubles I had were just ridiculous…

  3. August 28, 2020,

    So I was looking at what I was paying for Wordpress and just felt I could save some money. The old blog will still exist, I just will not…

  4. Sometimes you have to work with API’s that are not following a certain standard. When working with these types of API’s, Ember data will not…

  5. So I was interviewing someone for a role with my company and during the part where you ask the person, “Do you have any questions for me…

  6. I know that this is not a new add on or anything like that, but man did I misjudge the power of this Vim add on. For the longest time I…

  7. August 06, 2017,

    So, when I moved into our new house 3 yrs ago, my only requirement was I have my own office. In my last house I was stuck in the basement…

  8. For the longest time I have been hopping from editor to editor. I have used Notepad++, Sublime Text, Atom, and recently Visual Studio Code…

  9. November 04, 2016,

    So some of my Twitter followers have started to talk up, using a Linux OS called ElementaryOS. Its suppose to give you the look and feel of…

  10. November 03, 2016,

    So I finally converted all my posts and they are back into Wordpress. So now you are probably asking yourself, what is next? Is this site…

  11. After a long time away, I have decided to move back to Wordpress. I was using Octopress for the longest but figured it was time to move back…

  12. February 02, 2013,

    As an automation developer, I have learned how to write code in Java. When I am having an issue, one of the nice things that you can do is…

  13. I finally took the plunge and converted from iPhone to Android. I just bought the Samsung Galaxy S3. I guess buying the Samsung Galaxy Tab…

  14. Well this past week Adobe has launched their new cloud service called, Adobe Creative Cloud. As of launch they are charging a monthly fee of…

  15. I just bought a few weeks ago a new MacBook Pro and I love it. So now it was time to setup my computer to use rvm and Octopress. So I logged…

  16. So I have switched from SVN to Git and I am very happy about it. When I am at work I am stuck using SVN and I hate it. So I learned about a…

  17. December 14, 2011,

    So the other day, it was announced that the alpha release of TextMate2 was available for licensed users of TextMate So I decided to make a…

  18. I have decided to leave the world of Wordpress, for the world of Octopress. I will have some tutorials on this blogging framework but there…

  19. One of the nice features in MacOSX is the use of Spotlight. I hardly use icons anymore and just hit command+space and type what I need…

  20. I would like to take an opportunity to show you an example of how to developer a simple php contact page. I will not use css or anything…

  21. As many bloggers have already done, we have lost someone this past week that was dear to a lot of Mac fanboys. He will be missed but I am…

  22. Blogofile is a simple blogging engine that brings something nice without the use of a database. I have been testing this out and I am…

  23. One thing that I have always wanted to do was dual boot my Mac computer so I could run Linux on real hardware instead of emulation. This…

  24. March 25, 2011,

    This is part 6 of my using Linux for everything blog posts. Some time ago, if you wanted to listen to music or watch videos, you ran into…

  25. This is part 5 of my using Linux for everything blog posts. As a web developer I started to use Photoshop. As I started to use Linux I…

  26. January 26, 2011,

    So this is part 3 of my replace Linux everywhere blog. In this part we will be discussing web browsing. So looking at browsers the only…

  27. January 24, 2011,

    So continuing on with my series of the question if Linux can replace it all, we are going to talk about email. For me I use e-mail at home…

  28. So a colleague and I have a long commute and we are always talking about Linux and technology. We listen to podcasts after podcasts and in…

  29. One of the things that a lot of people over look when coding is adding comments to it. Everyone should comment their code and there is no…

  30. I wanted to get into showing you the basics of TextMate. If you talk to a lot of Apple users and ask them what is the best text editor they…

  31. October 20, 2010,

    As a web developer one of the things you look for is a good editor to use to code your projects. When I was using Windows I would use and…

  32. September 30, 2010,

    Well I thought I would write this quick blog post to let my readers know that I am now a partner on YouTube. There are many benefits to be…

  33. September 27, 2010,

    As a web developer I find that I write some code that I reuse and or have to write and copy and paste a few times. Well with this addon I…

  34. I was asked to write my experiences when using Parallels on my Mac. So I thought I would make a blog post about this at the same time to…

  35. July 09, 2010,

    So with me the past few days learning jQuery, I thought I would redesign my site again. This time I have used jQuery in a few places to…

  36. I am sorry for the people that do follow my blog here that I have not been active lately. I have started a new job that has been taking all…

  37. Well I have decided to jump back into Java programming due to some recent events. I went out and bought Sams Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours…

  38. March 31, 2010,

    Ok I know this type of post is not like me but I thought I would post it since I needed to research on how to do this. Well a lot of my…

  39. March 25, 2010,

    As a web developer one of the tools that I love to use is built right into the operating system. I have come across some jobs where the…

  40. When I first learned Linux about 12 years ago I started off using Red Hat. You guys who have used it long enough remember the day when you…

  41. March 08, 2010,

    For the next few weeks I will be working on a new Wordpress theme. I will post when it is complete so please do not judge my themes till I…

  42. February 15, 2010,

    One of the things that people talk about in the computer world is password strength. They talk about how you should not use the same…

  43. January 07, 2010,

    Are you running a Linux or Unix server that there are process you need to automate? Is there a daily process that are just a waist of your…

  44. December 23, 2009,

    If you have been reading previous blog posts, I have been using a monitoring tool called Zenoss. Under the hood there is a lot of Python…

  45. One of the things I have never been strong in is layout design. If you look at most of the sites I have done, there blah. Colors are limited…

  46. December 10, 2009,

    When I first started working with Linux one of the tools I disregarded was VIM. I felt it to be too confusing and believed it was not worth…

  47. One of the things I never understood after installing Zenoss, was where is this mysql database. I found out that with Zenoss it sets up it’s…

  48. One of the coolest things I learned today was about creating local templates for specific devices. So lets say you have 5 Linux boxes and…

  49. Today I went to a Zenoss training in Baltimore MD. This is a training that usually costs around $1500 USD to attend. They are offering this…

  50. October 29, 2009,

    I am sorry that my theme was not allowing people to post comments. I have fixed that now and if you hit the comments link in the upper right…

  51. I was doing a YouTube challenge for Chris Pirillo and thought I would do it on the great SVN client called Versions. You might have…

  52. October 28, 2009,

    Well I know the first thing that people are saying is, “Oh no not another distro debate.” I myself hate these debates so I am going to try…

  53. October 21, 2009,

    Zenoss is a monitoring tool that everyone should start to look at. In the past when you mention system monitoring software, people would say…

  54. October 18, 2009,

    Yesterday October 18, 2009 I went to and Open source conference in Harrisburg PA called CPOSC(Central Pennsylvania Open Source Conference…

  55. October 13, 2009,

    Well I have been in search for a great text editor for my Mac and I might have found one. I have tried demos of BBEdit, Text Wrangler, and…

  56. October 08, 2009,

    I am starting to develop my own World Of Warcraft website. You are probably asking me why am I doing this? Well when I was playing it was…

  57. October 01, 2009,

    So I was thinking the other day about how I have not gotten a new PS3 game lately. I went onto EB Games to see some cool games but they are…

  58. So while looking for a good SVN client the other day, I found one called Versions. This application comes with a free 21 day trial. If you…

  59. In one of my previous tutorials I showed you how to setup an SVN server. So now that is setup I am sure your next question is how do I use…

  60. September 12, 2009,

    Well it appears that Apple has released the next version of the iPhone/ iPod Touch software. I have played around with the new software and…

  61. September 10, 2009,

    Today an employee at my job requested that I install an application called FreeMind. FreeMind is an application that you can take your ideas…

  62. September 03, 2009,

    SVN (which stands for Subversion) is a version control system. So let me speak some english here for you. Lets say you make a website for a…

  63. August 28, 2009,

    Well I got Snow Leopard. I was excited at first cause I was thinking of the great features. After installing it I realized that I did not…

  64. August 18, 2009,

    Well earlier today I was looking around and I found an article about an application for Linux called WineXS. This application is a front end…

  65. August 13, 2009,

    Well today at work I was given a task to backup a server then reformat the machine and setup a new one. So I sat to think about how am I…

  66. Well at work I have been messing with a server application call Nagios. This app is used to monitor your servers for certain issues. It can…

  67. So I thought I would write up a tutorial on how to install a web server that will support Apache, PHP, and MySQL. I will go over some…

  68. July 28, 2009,

    Well coming from the 1st Gen iPod Touch it is a relief to have the iPhone. Now the version I got was the one with EDGE and not 3g. So far I…

  69. July 24, 2009,

    So it appears that Ubuntu wants to make a service that is working off the concept of Mobile Me’s, iDisk. Ubuntu One per their site is quoted…

  70. Well I just finished playing my first game of Madden 2010. I was shocked cause I thought the gang tackling would have happened all the time…

  71. July 21, 2009,

    For all you users out there that are Mac guys like me, there is an app called AppFresh. This application is a tool that will scan for your…

  72. With my hosting package with 1and1 I get 2 free domain names. So I used 1 domain for my blog here and the other for my portfolio. Today I…

  73. July 18, 2009,

    Well I just took the dive an upgraded to the 2.8 Version of wordpress. It was not difficult. I just used a backup utility for the database…

  74. Well I started looking into Cocoa programming so I could develop some Mac applications. So here is my first tutorial on how to develop using…

  75. July 07, 2009,

    Well after much debate it appears that I will be getting an iPhone. Now it is not going to be the 3G or the 3GS but that is ok. So of course…

  76. I was looking around and I thru bits of pieces of pages I found out how to make your own ringtones to use for your iPhone. Now I am not sure…

  77. There is a toy that my little girl Lucia loves to listen too. It winds up and plays Mozart pieces. One day as I was turning it to make it…

  78. June 23, 2009,

    So the other day I downloaded the demo of NCAA 2010 for the Playstation 3. Now I have not played a college football game in a very long time…

  79. Well on the 17th of this month the software was released for the new iPod Touch software. Now this review is geared towards the 1st…

  80. I thought I would give an update on what is going on with me learning how to code. My resume has been getting beefed up. So now what I…

  81. Well in past I have always wanted to use this service and never did. Safari Books Online is a service that you pay a monthly fee. Now what…

  82. So I decided to look at Apple Scripting and I will tell you it is not that bad. I still have to kind the site that has all the built-in…

  83. May 27, 2009,

    Etherpad is an application that is based off java that allows multiple people at the same time to update multiple documents. Now I realize…

  84. Well since I am no longer playing wow, what should be my next game? The only thing is it needs to be for Mac OS. So any ideas?

  85. That is it. I am just dam tired of this game. I just went to WoW site and cancelled my service. Now this is not for the money. Please $1…

  86. So I have been thinking that it may be time for me to learn another programming language. I have thought for some time now and since I have…

  87. At work today a colleague and I were talking about software for web development. He then asked me about an application called Aptana. I have…

  88. May 16, 2009,

    One of the things I looked at when I bought my first Mac, was Mobile Me . This is a service from Apple that helps you out. Are you the type…

  89. May 14, 2009,

    Well I have been looking at an application for the Mac call Xcode . With this application you can create applications for the Mac and the…

  90. So let me start of to say that I am an owner of the iPod Touch. Now I am going to be honest here and have played a little with the iPhone…

  91. So a few months ago my friend showed me Amazon’s kindle. This non-colored display was used to read books. I kinda thought it was stupid due…

  92. While playing World of Warcraft you will sometime get these spam messages about buying gold. There are websites out there that you can pay…

  93. Yesterday a friend of mine let me borrow a games for the Playstation 3 called Uncharted Drake’s Fortune . Now I do realize that this game is…

  94. May 08, 2009,

    A fellow colleague told me about an application that he was told was a must. CSSH is an application that allows you to send a command to…

  95. In yesterdays blog I was talking about screen recording. And of course don’t you know it I found a free one that I really like. It is still…

  96. May 06, 2009,

    Today I received in the mail a free hat from New Egg. I thought that was very nice of them to do that.

  97. So I am seeing that it is time that I have to get a screen recording software for the mac. I have been using a Ustream and that is just not…

  98. I am just testing a wordpress plugin to see if it will send a tiny link to twitter for me.

  99. May 05, 2009,

    Well I decided to go ahead and make this site a wordpress templated site. I have heard that this is the new thing people are doing instead…