Recent Posts (page 4 of 30)

  • Pre-order PHP & MySQL: Novice To Ninja, 5th Edition

    At parties, one of the things I tell people I do for a living is write books that teach people how to build websites. It might be more accurate, however, to say I write *a* book: I’ve just written it five times!

  • My New Gig: CTO at Avalanche Technology Group

    After ten years (!) at the SitePoint Group, I started a new job in January. For the first time in a decade, I feel like I have everything to learn and more than a little to prove, which is both incredibly exciting and a wee bit scary.

  • 2012 Apple iPad Event Predictions (Updated)

    Like clockwork, Apple is hours away from announcing the third generation iPad. I’m sure I won’t be the only Australia-based Apple watcher getting up at 5AM to take in the news. Since people keep asking me, I thought I might as well break the blogging ice with my predictions for today.

  • Radioshift Subscriptions as iTunes Podcasts

    Like many displaced Canadians, I like to listen to CBC Radio 3 at work to keep me feeling culturally connected to my home country. But the shows I enjoy tend to be on at inconvenient times here in Australia. Thanks to Radioshift, that isn’t a problem! Radioshift from Rogue Amoeba is a Mac application for scheduled recording of web radio streams. Radioshift makes it easy to import your recordings into iTunes, but it would be nice, I thought, if those recordings showed up as a podcast, instead of normal music tracks in my iTunes library.

  • An Open Letter to the Microsoft Partner Program

    I continue to be amazed by how horrible a job your web team does. Why would we ever take marketing advice from Microsoft?