iTrainedToday Tech

The technology behind iTrainedToday is a nice mix. In fact, the chosen technology has enabled it to finally come to life. For a web application with persistence, you need basic moving parts: UI, backend persistence (ie. database), server-side middleware to translate the communication between the UI and the persistence. Straightforward for the most part except […]

i really hate spam

There, i said it. And i’ll say it again. I hate spam. Akismet is a real lifesaver, and along with SpamAssassin as well as Mozilla Thunderbird and i live in a state of “managed” spam. The odd irritation gets through, but nothing like before… Between viruses, worms and spyware the computer desktop is enough of […]

Ubuntu Adventures

So far, everything’s going well. Ubuntu Edgy [Feisty coming soon] is installed and updated. Wrapped my head around keeping my computer updated and how to manage it. Also, tried out Kubuntu, but opted for Gnome instead and installed Edubuntu on my wife’s machine [dual boot with XP Home]. And it’s got everything you need. Come […]