While I’ve always been primarily a Windows user, I have also from time to time used some Linux distro or another. One thing that stand out in sharp contrast is the relative ease of installing software. For example, when using Ubuntu, installing a package is as simple as: apt-get install [package name] While on Windows, […]
Introduction Mind maps are a useful way to both record and display information. While studying for university courses, I’ve found it useful to use pencil and paper and to out the concepts and relationships. While drawing out on paper works well initially, it’s all too easy to run off the edge of the page, requiring […]
My brief take on the launch of the latest and greatest version of Microsoft’s premier software development tool.
A brief look at Balsamiq and how it can save you time in planning and designing websites and applications.
Microsoft’s latest operating system hit the shelves not a week ago, and I’ve already installed it. This is interesting, as I am not usually an early adopter. I have been running the release candidate for some time on my formerly-XP desktop, and was impressed with the changes. I liked what I saw, and decided to […]
This post has been superseded; a newer one is available covering NCover 5. There’s still useful background information here, but go to the newer post for up-to-date application coverage. Introduction This series has carried on for a while now. In the process, I’ve covered setting up and organizing a Subversion repository for code versioning, using […]
Fireworks CS3 was one of the more anticipated components of the Adobe CS3 suite, as far as I was concerned. Read on to find out why.
The Creative Suite 3 announcement was a big one, almost two years ago. Adobe have started the fuss all over again with the CS4 unveiling.
I recently decided to try out the latest openSUSE. This post contains some notes and screenshots chronicling my initial forays with the new release on the block.
Taking a look at Flash CS3, some versatile software for creating videos and interactive experiences.