EasyTask Review: If Only

Recently I reviewed The Hit List and while it is a great application I found a number of areas that gave me pause in using it long term. Since then I’ve been using EasyTask which appealed because of it’s cross-platform nature and the offsite sync, not to mention the price which includes versions for both […]

Episode 3 – Frank Barrett

Welcome to the 3rd episode of Your Workflow, a podcast and blog on the tools you use to do your job and why you use them. Today we’re talking with Frank Barrett. Frank is an IT pro, and master beer brewer. He blogs at Frank Barrett’s Brain and cohosts a podcast called NextGenMedia Podcast which […]

The Great Windows Code Editor Hunt: Sublime

This is the fourth instalment in our search for a solid Windows Code Editor. You can find the other parts listed at the end of the post. While this editor wasn’t in my first list of editors to review it was suggested in the comments and I’m glad it was. The Good Sublime has awesome […]

The Great Windows Code Editor Hunt: InType

We’re now on the third code editor in our epic hunt for a great windows editor. If you’d like to catch up and see where we’ve been: The Great Windows Code Editor Hunt: Part 1 Dreamweaver Komodo Edit Now it’s on to InType. InType is still in Alpha and is similar to Textmate for OSX. […]

The Great Windows Code Editor Hunt: Dreamweaver

This is the second post in The Great Windows Code Editor Hunt series. Today we’ll look at Dreamweaver as a code editor. The Good Dreamweaver has come a long way for coders since CS3. When I used the CS3 version it was barely tolerable as a code editor. I don’t remember why at this point […]

The Great Windows Code Editor Hunt

I’m a web designer/programmer so I spend a good portion of a day in a code editor (at least if it’s a good day). I’m pretty particular about what code editor I use and what features it needs so I’m on a hunt for a great code editor for Windows. My plan is to use […]

The Best Windows Ruby on Rails Setup Part 2

This is the second part to getting a Windows machine set up for Ruby on Rails Development by having Ubuntu running inside Virtualbox. View Part 1 here. Today’s screencast will walk through installing Ruby, rubygems 1.3.5 and Rails with rubygems, and SqLite3 as well as installing my preferred code editor Komodo Edit. Watch the screencast […]

The Best Windows Ruby on Rails Setup Part 1

I recently purchased a new computer and had to get Ruby on Rails installed on it. Up to this point I’ve been using my wife’s Macbook for ROR development on weekends. It was time to make the jump to a dedicated environment that didn’t interfere with the Facebook cravings of the wife. Instead of just […]