If you are a developer, you cannot avoid learning UNIX. You may be able to get by day-to-day with graphical tools, and you will not advance your career without learning and understanding the UNIX ecosystem. To be productive as a developer is to know UNIX.
Apple’s recent announcements have been underwhelming
I can’t help but be left underwhelmed by Apple announcements. I am not some Windows fanboy – I’ve been using Macs for the past 16 years. Ever since Steve Jobs has died Apple has been flipping around with no real direction. Raw hardware specsThe MacBook Pro used to be top of the line laptop for … Continue reading Apple’s recent announcements have been underwhelming
Java, Linux and UNIX: How much things have progressed
I am putting together an Ubuntu Server box to act as a RAID file server for our family photo, video and document archives. It’s been a long time since I put together a hardware system myself and I am enjoying the experience. It is good to catch up on new technologies – last time I … Continue reading Java, Linux and UNIX: How much things have progressed