Prolific USB to Serial Driver Fun

I’ve got an old Garmin E Trex H which, whilst being a little old in the tooth, still works and gives some great, accurate GPS readings. The last time I used it though was on Windows 7 and from what I recall, the installation of the serial driver wasn’t easy, but I couldn’t quite remember Read More…

Hunting for Rabbits in GitHub

GitHub is an amazing resource as well all know, but have you ever come across a large project which was hosted there and found you needed to hunt for something? Perhaps you support that project and want to know where a string is used in a webpage, or you think you need to see a Read More…

PhoneGap Desktop Page Not Updating?

If you find that changes you are making to your PhoneGap application are not being replicated to your browser session, there might be a problem with the JavaScript in your project. I recently experienced this when I noticed that changes (such as title of my webpage) would flicker onto the screen and then disappear, returning Read More…

Basic Searching Using PhpMyAdmin

PhpMyAdmin is a useful web-based tool which allows you to perform a range of database actions, typically on a MySQL database. Although it can be a bit clunky, it is nonetheless powerful and it’s one of those features that I want to talk about today: searching. This isn’t an exhaustive list of the myriad ways Read More…

100 Days of GitHub

In case you haven’t heard of it before, GitHub is a web-based repository (based on Git), that provides distributed source-code control. A mouthful? Definitely! So, in short, it’s a web-based way of providing source code management which is pretty good! Moreover, there’s plenty of features but luckily, an equal amount of help, not to mention all the general Git Read More…

2015 Review

As I thought about writing a review, I couldn’t help but feel a little self-conscious. Have I done enough to warrant one? Is it worth reading by anyone else? Who knows 🙂 I’m willing to give this a go if only to get back into the swing of writing again, though. So, how did it Read More…