Posts By: rob

Sony PRS-300 Pocket eReader Review

You may have noticed I haven’t posted in a while. One of the reasons is because I have been immersed in the world of digital books. In my previous post I mentioned that I purchased myself a new toy, namely the Sony PRS-300 Pocket eReader. Now I’ve had it almost 3 weeks so I feel… Read more »

Two New Toys: First Impressions

First impressions of two new toys: the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 keyboard and the Sony Pocket Reader PRS-300 e-reader.

Emacs CSS-Mode Fix (adding to the chain!)

After my week with Emacs I’m still struggling along. One of my main annoyances is the default way some of the modes indent the code. I think the worst offender of this is the default CSS-mode. After frustration when, yet again, I hit the tab key and the cursor rockets about 80 places to the… Read more »

A week with Emacs

I have been toying around with the idea of using Emacs for a few months now. Emacs isn’t exactly a stranger to me, as I’ve been using it on and off for years, but I’ve never really tried to fully know it properly. However, recently I have been in front of the computer so long… Read more »

Upgraded WordPress

In my small and meandering steps to improve this blog I have now upgraded to the latest version of WordPress. I has been about a year since I installed this blog, so I thought it was about time – and also I felt increasingly guilty as the WordPress admin was screaming for me to upgrade…. Read more »

Thinking About Database Revision Control

In a current database driven project that has multiple developers the single biggest issue we have is version control for the database. For us at ibrow, the number one practise that we engage in is Version Control/Revision Control. I personally use version control for almost everything and not using it when having multiple developers working… Read more »

VMWare Server: Connecting to Guest via SSH

I have recently been playing around with an old laptop and it’s give me the taste for delving deeper into the world of Linux. For this I normally use VirtualBox, but a friend of mine (who is an avid Mac fan) was recently raving about VMWare’s Fusion. I decided to see if they had anything… Read more »