The risk in cutting corners in software deliveries

The risk in cutting corners in software deliveries We have all been on a project or two, where the delivery date was fixed in time, due to dependant companies, public launch announcements.  Now hopefully those dates are planned around the work that needs to be done, with at least some buffer room for the eventualContinue reading “The risk in cutting corners in software deliveries”

The Open Office Layout

The Open Office Layout I have over the past couple of years had the privilege of working with some wonderful companies.  I like to think myself a lucky person as each and every one of those companies had decidedly different views and approaches to taking care of its employees.  I came across this article on theContinue reading “The Open Office Layout”

Deploying websites with a git post-receive hook

I have been looking around for quick and easy ways for deploying website content from our version control system, without having a build process ( the site is ninety nine percent static html and has nothing to build ).  The only aspects that are interesting from a build process is a minifying resources and lessContinue reading “Deploying websites with a git post-receive hook”

Drupal modules failing to update on PHP 5.4

This entry is mostly just a summary or a recap if you will of a few posts ( and 2 pages of replies and comments on the Drupal site Drupal Bug Page ). If you are experiencing the following error messages on a Drupal 7 site Update failed! See the log below for more information. YourContinue reading “Drupal modules failing to update on PHP 5.4”

Flashing a Google Nexus 7

This post is going to describe the process of flashing your nexus 7 from stock android ( the google nexus 7 doesn’t come with any carrier add-on software ) What You Need : Android Platform-Tools from the Android SDK (Install Platform-Tools only… You do not want nor need the Google USB Drivers) Universal Naked ADB/Fastboot/APXContinue reading “Flashing a Google Nexus 7”

AVD Emulator crashes on MAC ( emulator64-arm quit unexpectedly )

I recently got back into doing some android development. Its been an adjustment period to say the least. One of those adjustments has been the slight differences of working on a Mac. I came across a bug today, that baffled me for a while and required some of my best “google-fu” to figure out. IContinue reading “AVD Emulator crashes on MAC ( emulator64-arm quit unexpectedly )”