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    Installing Ubuntu on Eee PC 1000

    Published April 27th, 2009

    I decided the other day that I wanted to try to install Ubuntu on my Eee PC 1000. I’d already replaced the default Xandros Linux that comes pre-installed with Windows XP (because my other half needed it) but recently I’ve become annoyed with its tendency to seize up every now and again for no apparent […]

    Flash 10 (beta) released, ex Flash developer feels his age

    Published May 15th, 2008

    OK so I haven’t really done much with Flash for a few years now but I’ll admit I was taken aback when I saw this morning that Adobe has released a beta of version 10. The tenth version! Don’t worry, I’m not going to get bogged down in all the nostalgia stuff. But looking at […]

    New look, same old content…

    Published May 15th, 2008

    I’ve been running this blog-based iteration of my site for almost three years now, and recently — after numerous on-the-fly software updates — I’ve found that WordPress had become rather unstable and slow. So yesterday I decided that I’d had enough and it was time to start again with a clean slate. The basic process […]

    In search of the perfect coding environment: the search continues

    Published March 25th, 2008

    About a year ago I posted about my search for a replacement for TextPad. Since then, a new version has finally been released but for me it’s too little (the new features are hard to find, and still don’t match even my limited wish-list), too late. After a dalliance with jEdit, I decided that I […]

    What does your web site say about you?

    Published October 18th, 2007

    Here’s a tip for anyone currently job-seeking in the web developer area — if you’re going to point people to your portfolio site make sure it’s a) working and b) not a complete embarrassment. The company I work for is currently in the process of hiring web developers. An ad on Monster attracted a fair […]

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