Monday, December 17, 2012

Heroku App Rename From Web Stops your Git Commit From Working

I recently discovered Heroku. And it's easy to make a mess ..err.. mistake when you are new. I recently created a new app on Heroku and renamed it from the web interface on a whim. Suddenly my Git command-line failed complaining my app did not exist - oops! Did you do that too? Here's a way out of the mess.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Create Screen Recordings Easily and For Free

Usually the best way to explain what's happening on your screen is to show. This is exactly what screencasts do.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

How to Write Facebook Status updates, Emails or Documents In Your Own Language

There are several easy to use methods that will quickly get you writing those emails, documents or even Facebook status updates in your own language. And it's just as easy to switch back to writing in English.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Time to stop using the Windows Add or Remove Programs

Windows "Add or Remove Programs" tool

Most people I know use the "Add or Remove Programs" tool to uninstall software. There is an alternative to do this. Here's why you should even consider an alternative and my suggestion on which one you should go for.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Vim turns 21 this November

My favourite text editor Vim turns 21 in a couple of months. This amazing software has travelled with my fingers from the first OS I ever worked on (UNIX) to my present primary OS - Windows 7.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Providing Remote Support with the Freeware TeamViewer

This post is for everyone who provides their friends and family support with their computer software issues. I am sure you've discovered by now that phone is not the best way to do it over. Here's how I do it - quite successfully and without spending a lot of time. Note that all of this post is specific to Windows users (sorry Mac, Linux, etc).