Understanding Cloud Computing

I always come across the term Cloud Computing several times but not really sure on all the jargon and buzz. It’s like a new term but you may already be working on them. Just like RIA or Rich Internet Application before the term was coined and becoming the default name you were already builiding RIA, […]

Programming skill level

Saw this blog post from 2005 about identifying your skill level in any programming language, the post still remains relevant and hits the points right on. Author stated it would take you 10 years to become an expert programmer, but that I think is debatable which is the only thing I don’t agree with his […]

My Home Office

If you are going to freelance and want to work at home, you really need a private space so you can work efficiently. Early this year we had our room renovated, I was using our room for several years as an office and along with that are the irks that easily takes away your focus […]

How To: Create a Comments Box with Facebook Connect in 5 Minutes

Got to try this out soon. Check out the Vid. How To: Create a Comments Box with Facebook Connect in 5 Minutes from Pete Bratach on Vimeo. Feb 25, 2009lopau

Create Favicons and Extract Layers from PSD

Another link to goodies. Here you can find plugins for Photoshop. I like the plugin that conveniently creates a Favicon straight from Photoshop, no need for third party applications, if you don’t know what a favicon is – it is the small icon you see before the URL that distinguishes the bookmark from other bookmarks. […]

Submit a Form using Enter Key

Here is a little Javascript I picked up. I run into a problem in IE wherein a form won’t submit when you hit the Enter key it just reloads itself but clicking the Submit button would processes your form. The form works with the Enter key fine in FF but not in IE. Chances are […]

All in One Package

I didn’t like using All in One Package during the my early years of learning how to install Apache, PHP and MySQL in my Windows box – there were programs like PHPTriad and similar which offers these three in one convenient installation without getting your hands dirty so to speak on the configuration. From my […]

Re-evaluating Goals

Decided to blog about this to get it off my chest. I know most freelancers occasionally encounter this sometime in their career. Since last month I have been struggling to get tasks done.  I felt overwhelmed with the tasks to do, I felt tired to start working on a project. I was holding off work […]

Internet Marketing the way to go

I noticed that the good blogs out there like Shoemoney and John Chow are  getting huge amount of traffic not because they are good web designers or developers, they get huge amount of traffic because they have damn good skills in internet marketing. Jan 3, 2009lopau

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to everyone. Hope to have more post this coming 2009. Dec 31, 2008lopau