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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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

First Android app

My First Android app Part of my goals for 2014, was to find the time to publish my app.  I have been working on the idea over the past 18 months, and have in fact tried out a couple of… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

Google’s Panda update

An interesting article came through my news feeds today, something that I’ve been too busy to really notice. This isn’t something new, just an update to a platform google released about 18 months ago now, but I’ve not even noticed…. Continue Reading →

Streaming m4v from a DLink-321 NAS

I made a simple but effective ( for me ) discovery this week-end.  I’d been ripping some of my DVD’s with Handbrake ( so that i can put the physical DVD in storage, and clear some room ), and was… Continue Reading →

New Job

For those of you that are here regularly, you’ve probably noticed that i haven’t written much in the last couple of week, I’ve kinda been busy with other things.  I’ve got another post in the works ( describing the situation… Continue Reading →

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