These days git appears to have won the SCM “wars”. While it’s fantastic for what it was intended (source code), it has some short-comings when you try to use it for large (i.e. >10 GB) repositories.
A quick guide to backing up on Amazon S3
There’s plenty of reviews out there for these two transactional mail services. But here’s a few “at a glance” items that’s not obvious from most reviews I’ve come across.
There’s a number of reasons you might want to how your own email server. For me, it’s mostly about control. I want to make sure I always have access to all my information. And having lived through the early days of the Internet back in the early 90’s, I’ve lived through many transitions away from […]
They’re pretty dumb. But they’re better than nothing.
Doctor Who is probably one of the best Science Fiction shows ever made. It’s got action, romance, moral struggles, clever writing, and superb acting. And the special effects are just good enough. =)
Here’s a little script to make ssh a bit nicer on Mac, especially if you also occasionally use XQuartz.
There’s been a lot of chatter this week about Swift, Apple’s big bomb on the developer community at this week’s WWDC. It’ll be interesting to see how things play out on the desktop… whether Objective-C give up its title to the new contender. But my speculation is that Swift is eventually going to make a […]
Little things the Mac does that’s awesome… almost…
WordPress is great, but it’s certainly not fast. There are tools to help, but it really doesn’t resolve the fundamental performance problem. There’s lots of talk about static web generation now, though it’s definitely not ready for “prime time.” Here’s a random list of resources related to static web site generation: