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Reviews, tips, comments and tricks related to technology but not code or t’internet. Think iPhone apps, Windows stuff and general gadgetry.
Recently, I went through the process of setting up a new development environment on Windows for my playground projects at home. My work is usually done and hosted on Linux with a standard LAMP stack, so using an ubuntu virtual machine lets me keep my Windows machine for gaming and allows me to develop in […]
This is a totally random post full of linux commands that I find useful but am always forgetting. I use linux at work and also on a command-line-only VM at home. I’m always battling with it, largely because I’m a noob. Usually after a couple of hours of playing with it I have a head […]
I’ve been toying with Git for a while now. I’ve had it installed on my computer, I’ve read about it, I’ve got an account on GitHub and I’ve even forked a few things (tee hee). But today I’ve gotten serious. I’ve decided to manage my next few personal projects with Git instead of SVN, and try to add it as another tool in my personal web armoury.
Have you ever had a minor developmental nightmare and needed quick access to a Plesk backup? Lost some data or needed a reference point and just wanted to get at a database’s SQL without having to do a full restore? Perhaps you’ve just wondered what a Plesk backup was & what is in it?
Since the start of ExplicitWeb I have been using this cheap-as-chips headset. It’s done me proud, so I thought they deserved a super quick review before I replace them. Top marks for sound quality The proof is in the pudding! Take a listen to one of the episodes (4, 6 and 8 are my current […]
I’ve already filed a report on the Apple website & am about to go phone them for help. I’m not expecting much & I’m getting seriously frustrated. Maybe it’s only on Windows 7, but the iPhone syncing progress seems to have some serious flaws.