Truncated Dreams

Truncated Dreams

On the 9th of April 2014, I closed my business, packed my bags, and flew to Belgium, after struggling with my startup for roughly 2 years. This is a¬†story about¬†shortcomings, failures, depression, and personal mistakes I have made in the last 3 years. There are quite a lot of stories about failed startups floating around, […]

My thoughts on eBooks VS real books

My thoughts on eBooks VS real books

Let’s start by stating a fact: Some people love reading physical books, some people love eBooks, most people hate reading on a computer, quite a few love reading on a tablet. I remember ten years ago reading a 600 page book on the computer, and it was a pain. But with the current revolution of […]

My initial experience with ASP.NET MVC3 and Razor

My initial experience with ASP.NET MVC3 and Razor

A couple of weeks ago I was asked to develop a mobile application with data access in ASP.NET. Naturally, I did a bit of research, tried out a few things, and finally came to the conclusion that .NET framework 4.0 was the best choice. So I got down straight to development, using Jquery Mobile Framework, […]

FF4 vs IE9 vs Chrome10

FF4 vs IE9 vs Chrome10

Before you go all “Oh no! Not another review on the latest browsers!” on me, I state that I have been on the net and looked at reviews and comparisons of the latest browsers, and I am somewhat dissatisfied. There are quite a few comparisons of IE9 vs FF and Chrome, but most of them […]

Microsoft ahead of the game with IE9?

Microsoft ahead of the game with IE9?

Browser wars are back! Microsoft has just released IE9. Now, we were aware of a new look, impressive speed, and other impressive aspects of this revamped model of IE9 for quite a while now… But is this a game changer? Check out the promotional video below: I’ve not had a chance to give it a […]

Is Ubuntu the right option for you?

Is Ubuntu the right option for you?

When you ask a Linux fan “I am buying a new computer, should I get Ubuntu or Windows 7?”, they usually vouch for Ubuntu straight away, many times without considering the actual needs and limits of the user. They usually recur to a slur similar to the following: “Ubuntu is like Windows but much safer, […]