Head First HTML5 is a good book on HTML5, and by the end you will have a good familiarity with HTML5’s core components.
The example projects worked through in the book are good and relevant. For example Chapter Five introduces location awareness and uses Google’s geolocation tools to show the location of your device and [...]
Over my Christmas vacation I decided to join in the fun with my kids and begin playing Minecraft. I had actually set up virtual Minecraft servers for them here at home so they could host worlds for their friends. I had bought licenses for my kids and a couple [...]
I saw questions on this elsewhere while researching the best way to change the rear wiper blade on a 1997 Honda CRV. I didn’t need to go to the dealer for the nonstandard wiper arm hookup, I bought a replacement Anco rear wiper blade AR-12E (300mm) at Wal Mart. It comes with the whole blade, [...]
My Microsoft Zune 30 has been running out of room lately and I have resorted to deleting songs from it in order to keep space open for podcast updates for my long commute.
I investigated a few options… buying a new iPod with new car accessories, or streaming Google Music to my car stereo using [...]
Author Chris Sanders, a security consultant and researcher, delivers an outstanding plain-language book that serves two purposes: teaching the reader about network architecture, and applying that knowledge for real-world network analysis using the open-source tool Wireshark.
I first encountered Wireshark when my job produced a need to analyze offline capture data from a vehicular data [...]
I had an opportunity to review the Droid Bionic, my second LTE phone on Verizon. The HTC Thunderbolt had its ups and downs that have largely been cleared up by updates, we’ll see how well Motorola’s introduction to LTE fares. I have used the Bionic as my primary phone for a little over three weeks [...]
This post is mainly for those using python scripts and other methods to supply the sunset edition of Microsoft Money with stock quotes from Yahoo.
Lately the quotes coming down from Yahoo have contained odd numbers for prices, and invalid dates in the quotes. This prevents a valid OFX file from being created.
Programming Microsoft ASP.NET 4 is an advanced book that gives a complete overview of the ASP.NET 4 architecture. If you are an administrator of a business-critical Web application (or plan to be one) using the Microsoft suite of server and Web services tools, this book will provide a good and complete understanding of system internals [...]
After a long wait, Verizon’s 4G/LTE network is up and running in a few metropolitan locations (luckily mine), and a phone has finally been released that utilizes the faster data network. The Thunderbolt, manufactured by HTC, was released for sale in March 2011 as Verizon’s first 4G phone. I had an opportunity to use and [...]
SQL Pocket Guide is a very sensible deskside reference for developers and database administrators. If you are experienced in Structured Query Language (SQL) and can use occasional refreshers on commands and syntax, this is the perfect helper book for you.
Reading the SQL Pocket Guide from front to back is a little bit like reading [...]