There are a lot of ways to build software. One picks and chooses different solutions as different needs become evident. For speed, PHP or an Object-Oriented development environment like Ruby on Rails or Django are good. But if one needs the monolithic production environment for an editing program, one must choose a toolkit like Plone, […]
I’m very excited about my new project. I call it PHPZope but it is really not Zope; so I’ve got to change the name. I have written a PHP Extension to take a pickled Python object and turn it into something that PHP can deal with. Its still fairly primitive software: I have a lot […]
People look at my resume and exclaim that I have worked at a lot of companies. This has happened for various reasons. Recently I began to look at what I actually “brought home” from each company as a new tip of the trade. Here is the partial list: Beyond Compare, a fabulous tool for searching […]
It’s a nice thing to be able to plan out your expenses and expenditures for your Information Technology venture. But your Norton subscription expires or you just have to have a copy of Sublime Text editor and out goes $170. I realize that I am supposed to match outflows with inflows but although I have […]
This blog has been some time in the making. Finally we have what we feel to be an appropriate theme. The concept of icons is something we often take for granted in our computer work. But do you ever look at them in detail. What do they express?
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