Archive for June, 2011

Monday, June 27th, 2011


There have been lots of comments about the attack against DistributeIT over the last couple of weeks. As I actually have two domains registered through them and was in the process of moving the associated sites at the time they were attacked I experienced first hand the impact that the attack had with respect to […]

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours

Here’s my review of another C++ book that might be just what a beginner is looking for. Teach Yourself C++ in 24 Hours

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Free Online Backup “Cloud” Storage

This guest article by Etsel Skelton discusses why you might want to keep documents in the “cloud” and then introduces you to five storage providers who have an option that will allow you to start out without having to pay for it. Free Online Backup “Cloud” Storage

Monday, June 13th, 2011

“C++ Without Fear”

Most books are either aimed at beginners and cease to be useful once the person is no longer a beginner or are more advanced and so not usable by beginners. This book is one of the rare exceptions. Read more of what I think about the book – “C++ Without Fear”

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Dynamic Page Content using Links

One of the easiest ways of fitting lots of info into a small space in your web page is if you reuse the same part of the page to display different content at different times. Here’s how to set up a JavaScript that will perform the content swaps for you. Dynamic Page Content using Links

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Introduction to Modern HTML

I have written my own ebook for beginners with 30 pages of information on getting started with modern semantic HTML. Unlike all those garbage ebooks which often sell for $47 and are worth nothing, I am selling mine for what I think it is really worth – $5. After all for $47 you can buy […]

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Data Recovery Techniques

This guest article considers ways in which you might lose access to data on your computer and how you may be able to get the data back. Data Recovery Techniques

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Domain Name Cons

I just received a reminder that one of my domains is due for renewal in October. The thing is that the letter didn’t come from the registrar that I have the domain with. It came from a company called “Domain Renewal Group”. They offered to renew my domain for one year (AUD45), two years (AUD75) […]

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

Weird Paypal Behaviour

According to Paypal some sellers using Paypal only allow payments to be made from a credit card and disallow both echeck and payment using cash actually held in the buyer’s Paypal account. Not accepting echeck I can understand. I can even understand some sellers not wanting to accept credit card, but sellers not accepting cash […]