Jun 032014
 
Upgrading PCRE From 7.8 to 8.13 on a Centos 6.3 VPS

A guide to upgrading PCRE from 7.9 to 8.13 on a Centos 6.3 VPS

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Feb 202013
 
Bjarne Stroustrup: Why I Created C++

Bjarne Stroustrup is the creator of C++ and in this video he discusses the various reasons why he created the C++ programming language. Bjarne saw a gap in the programming landscape between hardware based languages and human level applications. He combined the data abstraction concepts of Simula and the low level hardware tasks of C … Read More

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Feb 102013
 
My thoughts on Ubuntu Adware

Recently Canonical announced that in Ubuntu 12.04 Amazon adverts will be included in Unity search results. This would mean that desktop searches through Unity will now be sent to Amazon and in return Amazon adverts will be included in the search results. Now this could spark up privacy concerns but lets face it, lots of … Read More

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Jan 252013
 
Cheltenham Geek Night Open Source Talk by Upayavira

Last night I went to my first Cheltenham Geek night and I was impressed by groups organisation and the turnout. The theme of the night was Open Source with a talk from Upayavira titled a ‘Talk and Discussion on Using and Contributing To Open Source Projects’. Upayavira is a the VP of Fundraising at the Apache Software Foundation. He runs a Odoko Ltd which provides Open Source training and consultancy.

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