Archive for July, 2009
I’ve decided that I’m going to create a blog at a subdomain of my online portfolio site, and that is where I will do my more technically-focused posting (e.g., stuff about Linux, web development, etc.). The blog here has a very broad focus, and I think the audience for the technical articles is generally different [...]
This is one of those things that is easy to do, but I frequently forget because of how little I deal with SQL syntax. Essentially, there are times when you want two fields to be unique together. For example, you might have a table with a city field and a state field. It’s okay to [...]
I have used Pidgin with my main Gmail account for quite a while, but I ran into some trouble today configuring it for a GoogleTalk account from “Google Apps for your Domain.” So, here are my quick notes with screenshots to show how to set up this type of GoogleTalk account in Pidgin (screenshots are [...]
Happy Fourth of July! …What do you mean that was yesterday?
I’ve been using my time on the bus to and from work to read more books. I tried to read Catch-22 but didn’t finish. It was fairly entertaining, but I felt like the satire alone was supposed to drive the entire novel, and it just didn’t work for me. Maybe having been in the military [...]