Tagged: programming

Setting Up A Development Workstation

Setting Up A Development Workstation

What Is This? I wrote this primarily for myself – sometimes I don’t remember everything I do when setting up a workstation for development purposes…it may be of interest to others. You’ll note that...

Geeking Out: I Love Cloud9!

Geeking Out: I Love Cloud9!

Introduction I LOVE Cloud9. For the unGeeky Me: Cloud9 is a development environment. You: Great, that was singularly unhelpful. Me: A development environment is the way one configures one’s computer to run the various applications used...

FreeBasic (Programming)

FreeBasic (Programming)

My first experiences programming where on a Commodore 64 and an Apple II+. In both cases there was no separation of the end user interface and the development interface…you could just start entering code...

ASP.NET Components List

ASP.NET Components List

I was recently looking for ASP.NET components and figured I’d share some of the resources I came across. I’ve attempted to only include some of the big name / best out there. Hope these...

Stackoverflow – A Great Resource for the Budding Programmer.

Stackoverflow – A Great Resource for the Budding Programmer.

Stackoverflow is a niche site, but for its niche it is absolutely amazing. The site features a tremendous community of developers who ask and respond to questions. This creates both a huge knowledge base...

My Platform as a Service (PaaS) List.

My Platform as a Service (PaaS) List.

Some people are going to be up in arms over this list – because it isn’t truly a PaaS (platform as a service) list. I’m sure some noticeable entries are missing and some non-noticeable...

Microsoft’s Free Development Tools.

Microsoft’s Free Development Tools.

I remember as a teenager programming for years in QBASIC – a free, lite version of QuickBasic Microsoft bundled with DOS and early versions of Windows. It was great fun – but I yearned...

BlueHost – Simple, Effective Web Hosting.

BlueHost – Simple, Effective Web Hosting.

Its not uncommon for me to get asked, “What web host would you recommend for me to use when building a new website?” I figured now would be as good a time as any...