Category Archives: Software Development

Drive Caffeine: Keep Sleepy Drives Awake

Got a tired drive that just won’t stay awake? Then you may find my new (open source) utility, Drive Caffeine, useful. Drive Caffeine sits quietly in the system [..]

Software Development, Systems Administration

console.log() with jsFiddle

jsFiddle is a great tool for quick JavaScript prototyping. While it’s possible to use your browser’s console log to preview bits and pieces of output, I was looking [..]

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Gentle Editing

Like many programmers, I’ve come to love Stack Overflow and the rest of the Stack Exchange network. Its unique Wiki / Blog / Forum blend creates a fantastic [..]

Geeky, Language, Software Development , ,

K&R – Solution to Exercise 1.23

I’m working my way through The C Programming Language at the moment, and so far I’m loving C’s purity and leanness. One of my few disappointments with the [..]

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Users Are Not Stupid

Really!  And, quite frankly, I’m sick and tired of programmers talking about them like this (not all programmers, some are worse than others, and all the usual disclaimery [..]

Geeky, Software Development