Archive for October, 2010

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

JavaScript Strings

JavaScript is extremely powerful when it comes to being able to manipulate text. The variety of methods available to find, change, extract, insert and otherwise manipulate text in JavaScript cover just about everything you are likely to want and you can easily add your own methods to cover things that have been left out. JavaScript […]

Friday, October 29th, 2010

IE Hangs when opening a new Window

One of the biggest problems with Internet Explorer is that it is integrated far to much into the operating system. This has several impacts. You can’t uninstall it from your computer if you have decided to use a better browser It only runs on Windows and not on any of the other platforms where the […]

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Steps to Resolve Audio File Issues on Your Computer

Another guest article written by James Ricketts. This one deals specifically with the various audio file types including several that are not so well known but which are growing in popularity. Steps to Resolve Audio File Issues on Your Computer

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Quick Fixes for Computer File Type Issues

There are so many different file types that you are bound to have problems with an unknown one sooner or later. In this guest article James Ricketts covers the sorts of problems you might have with file types and how to resolve them. Quick Fixes for Computer File Type Issues

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

Starting and Stopping Daemons

Windows calls them Services, in Linux they are called Daemons and a whole load of them run in the background on your computer to perform many useful tasks for you. Just occasionally you may need to stop and then restart a daemon so as to have it detect changes that you have made to the […]

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Designing a Class

One of the most basic aspects of proper use of object oriented programming is to properly design your classes in the first place. Designing a Class

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Looking for ways to Improving Performance

The original question was with regard to Windows 2000 but my answer is equally applicable to more recent versions of Windows as well. Looking for ways to Improving Performance

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Merging Two Files

If you have two files that contain similar data that you want to merge into one file then using just one or two commands at a command prompt can do it for you regardless of which operating system you are using. Merging Two Files

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Editing System Files

You don’t need anything special to be able to edit any of the system configuration files when you use Linux because all of the configuration files are stored as plain text. Editing System Files

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Internet Explorer Duplicate Character Bug

It seems that every time you create a web page you find yet another bug in the way that Internet Explorer fails to process the page correctly. This short article explains the cause of the duplicate character bug and suggests several different ways to make minor modifications to your page so that it will work […]

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Copying Part of a File

Often you don’t need to read an entire file to get the information that you need. Often what you are looking for will always be in the first few lines or last few lines of the file (depending on which order the information is stored in). Linux makes it really simple to read just a […]