Great resources for computer programmers

Looking for examples of open-source solutions that you can examine to learn better ways of programming? Check out some of my favorites: http://www.codeproject.com/ http://www.codeplex.com/ https://github.com/ All of these have hundreds of small, medium and large projects that are freely available for you to download and study their source code. By studying someone else's work you … Continue reading Great resources for computer programmers

Let’s get more kids learning computer programming

Computer programming sounds incredibly boring to most kids (and adults) - that is, until they try it. For some people it can be an incredibly addictive and challenging experience. Once they being to understand that a computer is a tool that they can control and that it will obey everything that they tell it to do - they … Continue reading Let’s get more kids learning computer programming

Want to clear up your memory usage?

I use an AlienWare Quad-core i7 laptop with 16GB of RAM and an SSD. Even with this much hardware on my side my memory utilization may go near 100%. I am usually running numerous apps at the same time (code editors, photo editors, databases, web hosts, programming tools, etc.). The strange thing is that if I start closing down … Continue reading Want to clear up your memory usage?

PluralSight is training for all serious developers

PluralSight is training for all serious developers http://www.pluralsight.com Lately I am addicted to this site. Technology moves at an incredible pace. It feels that it is almost impossible to keep up with all of the latest new ideas in software development. PluralSight training provides me a good amount of knowledge in any new area of interest … Continue reading PluralSight is training for all serious developers