How not to inspire confidence in your cheap Chinese musical instruments

My kingdom for a quality trombone … I’ve been looking for a beginner trombone for my son. At the same time, I thought I’d check out a...

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Transparent Proxy for Broadway ( Gtk3 / HTML5 backend )

I’m a big fan of Gtk+. One of the interesting additions since version 3 is the ‘broadway’ backend. Broadway is a rendering backend that...

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Enlightenment animated background from animated gifs

I’ve been using different versions of Enlightenment since I started using Linux, about 17 years ago. It’s by far my favourite desktop environment,...

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New Apple virus / botnet

I host a couple of websites on my home server, this one included obviously, and others for community organisations. They don’t need a lot of maintenance....

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JewelKit-1.0 released

I’m happy to announce another initial release: JewelKit-1.0 – a Windows distribution of Perl, Gtk3, and bindings ( which are the “glue”...

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Powercom-Utils-1.1 released

I’ve just released version 1.1 of my powercom-utils. This release mainly brings some greatly improved graphing code ( I don’t use any graphing...

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Gtk3::Ex::DBI-3.1 released

Hot on the tails of the tech-preview of the stand-alone Datasheet library released earlier, I’m proud to now release the next major incarnation of...

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Tutorial: Netezza Emulator on Linux in KVM

What is the Netezza Software Emulator? Netezza is a data warehouse appliance from IBM. It’s a multi-million dollar investment, so for developers...

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