If you’re one of those people that have invested heavily in the Apple ecosystem you’ll likely have most of your media in an iTunes library and use iTunes to serve media to your Apple devices. For some devices, such as the Apple TV, running iTunes on the network is the only easy way to access […]
Steve McConnell’s Code Complete is a classic work in computer science. A friend sent along these quotes. The penalty for failing to define the problem is that you can waste a lot of time solving the wrong problem. This is a double-barreled penalty because you also don’t solve the right problem. And a corollary: Paying […]
The MBP comes with a beautiful backlit keyboard and a multitouch trackpad that is also a big button. Both are very pleasant and easy to use–unless you run Windows or run into an application that require that you press the Home key. Then you’re hunting newsgroups for the magical key combos. Here are a couple […]
I created this blog so I could post about different things I’m working on, and I resolve with the new year to start doing so. I thought I’d begin by relating a difficult situation I had setting up an automated backup for my brother-in-law’s computer. I was trying to automate the use of NTBackup.exe which […]
Okay, as a programmer I can’t resist the simple phrase of the title of this post. Such joy fills the heart of any programmer when he finally sees this little message. Well, “Hello world!” indeed and welcome to this site. I hope you find it helpful and interesting.