There is a good reason Notepad has survived through all iterations of Windows. It is the best tool for clearing formatting! For example, copying text from a webpage to Word will often keep the formatting (color, size and so on) but copying it to Notepad first and then re-copying it to the other editor clears… Continue reading The Notepad trick
The other day, I set out on a journey to get many of the wonderful Unix tools running on Windows in something that resembles a terminal. In case you did not know, you can come a very long way by installing msysgit. It includes a terminal called Git Bash and all the common Unix tools… Continue reading Unix tools on Windows
Well, kudos to Microsoft for their Bizspark program. It is intended to help small business by providing free Microsoft products. It’s a good way to try and get developers to start using their products. Thanks to that, I now have access to Windows and Visual Studio for free. Our intentions are still to use all… Continue reading Licenses continued
I am not sure that anyone can answer the question “why is Windows so expensive”. After all, most people get Windows when buying a new computer where Microsoft has a strong hold on the market. First, how expensive is Windows exactly? Currently, I am looking at the US prices where Windows 7 Professional costs $200… Continue reading Why is Windows so expensive?