Category: Journal

Setup MacBook for node.js Development

I’ve recently setup a new MacBook (1.2GHz, 512GB Flash Storage) for developing node.js based React and Express applications. I chose this MacBook for its portability and high resolution display. The following is a log of […]

Evaluating OS X Lion

My Summer challenge has been to evaluate OS X Lion as a computing platform, from the perspective of both a user and a software developer. With a new MacBook Pro, trackpad, keyboard and my existing […]

Introducing Do

The past few months I’ve been busy building an app for Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango). Do is a Todo list with reminders that will help you to get the important tasks done. Do uses many […]

Open standards are good for business

Several large vendor contracts have been renewed recently in the Australian banking sector. They have followed a similar theme with some very public dialogue about the banks wanting to reduce their IT spend e.g. joint […]

Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft have added Security Essentials to the free Windows Live suite and I’ve recently installed this. Security Essentials provides virus and spyware protection in an unobtrusive way. I previously had been using Norton anti-virus but […]