Updated Aug 2013 This list was created for my own reference to keep all the links in one handy location. It might be useful for ideas for you too when you’re installing a new Windows PC or laptop. Not all of these are free, but the vast majority are. Mozilla Firefox Adblock Plus Web Developer […]
Understanding unfamiliar source code can be difficult for programmers. I took on a software porting project in my first job, and this is how I dealt with getting to grips with the large, unknown codebase. I hope this is of use to any software developer trying to understand source code written by others. It is […]
Here’s a quick video I did on how to create a keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word.
I’m seeing an issue where the Tweetdeck window stays minimised all the time under Windows 7 RC. Restarting Tweetdeck does not force it to appear, it seems to be permanently minimised. Right-click Pin to Taskbar has no effect. I can see the Tweetdeck application appear on Alt-Tab (and Win-Tab). When the Tweetdeck button is selected […]
This is a list of mostly free softare that I need to have on my Mac after it’s reinstalled. I’m posting this mainly for my own future reference, so that I have a checklist and all the links handy when reinstalling. However, it might be useful for ideas for you too. See also Essential software […]
Quick fix: if you recently reinstalled like I just did, you might encounter this error when trying to play SWF or FLV files with Media Player Classic: “Can’t create shockwave control” The answer to fix this is fairly simple – thanks to nameless over on the neowin forums: If you have this problem, you need […]
I put Windows Vista on my MBA because I need to be operational for business and I don’t have time to learn how to use a new operating system (and find replacement applications for those I normally use, and put backup procedures in place for the new OS, etc, etc). Kudos to Apple, the MBA […]