cakePHP with Eclipse

After chatting with one of my friends who is earning loads of cash doing php web development, I’ve decided that I’m going relearn PHP, not because I want a change of career, I’m happy where I am, but because… I...

source control systems

The other day, I watched the Linus Torvalds tech talk at google, which he gave on source control systems. It was mostly (biased) about how great git is, and how other source control systems, with a few exceptions, have mostly...

linux adventures

I spent much of the weekend fucking around installing linux on my laptop. I like linux, it’s free, and there’s loads of cool software available. I tried: Ubuntu 7.04 Fedora 7 opensuse 10.2 The actual installations themselves went pretty painlessly,...

Limitations in Delphi

One of the things in Delphi that frustrates me is the inability to match on strings in case statements. For those people who haven’t done delphi before, case statements are very similar to c++ switch statements, and only opererate on...

Hello world!

Welcome to my new website, and my new blog. I’d kind of outgrown the old site, which I’ve now turned into a kind of “here’s my CV” sort of site. Although I am happy in my job.