Blogs and Wikis: Why just now?

Man, I am really enjoying having my own blog and wiki. It’s so addicting! And how I wish I had started a lot sooner. I can’t even imagine how much data I would’ve logged and shared if I had started sooner. Oh, well…it’s alright, the good thing is I’ve...

iptables script

I’ve been running Fedora Core 1 for about, hmm…5 years(?) on my little ‘ole work-horse server, but this reliable/stable OS has started showing its age.  Repository issues, keeping software and everything else up-to-date.  Ugh.  =0(  I was initially sold on installing RHEL ES 4 (I had the disks already), but my server had...

Add text highlighting in ASP.NET 2.0 GridView

I built an ASP.NET 2.0 web application [for the company I work for] that streamlined the deployment process to our production environment. It processed, tracked, archived, and notified automatically on each step of the deployment process. So with that in mind, I’ll be showing you how to add text...

The power of ‘$’ in Windows

The $ character not only exudes money and power, but is also useful in many dynamically-typed languages, such as Perl and Windows PowerShell. I won’t be discussing it’s use in any of these languages, but rather, how you can take advantage of it in one powerful way: To share...

Essential Windows tools

I’m actually a Mac and Linux convert, but use a Windows PC [for work] on a daily basis. And as all of you may know, Windows doesn’t provide a lot of the “essential” and/or “nice-to-have” tools out-of-the-box (which I think are essential) compared to OS X and Linux. Why...