In recent years, cloud computing has taken the world by storm. Its integration into the products and services we use daily has completely shaped the landscape of modern technology. Cloud computing refers to how computers now commonly rely on data centres for their storage and computing power accessed by users via the Internet. This method of storage has many benefits such as fast access to powerful infrastructure and almost limitless possibilities for storage space. With such advantages, it’s no wonder why businesses and users alike are opting for cloud computing. Below is our guide for a smooth transition to the cloud.
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Software tools play a pivotal role in web development, from code editors to graphic design suites. Innovations in software technology enable developers and designers to work more efficiently, prototype rapidly, and debug with precision. With the rise of cloud-based solutions and integrated development environments, collaboration and deployment have become more streamlined than ever.
Welcome to my light-hearted review of Catalina. My Mac is 7 years old and my last review of a Mac OS was back in 2014. The Mac in question has lasted longer than any Windows Computer that I have ever owned. As the last DIY upgradeable Mac, I added an SSD and 16GB RAM. If only they let you do that now! Over the last few years, old Macs have been incompatible with the latest operating system. Being 7 years old I thought it was time. Apple ceases to amaze me (please humour me) by making my MacBook Pro compatible with Catalina. I had my doubts that it would run. I navigated my way to the App Store with my inner voice telling me no, don’t do it!
In this edition of a trip down memory lane series, we feature the rise of Linux over the last decade. Starting with an unusual introduction to Linux to the distributions I have discovered, used and installed on many computers over the decade. Long live Linux!
When it comes to open-source code editors we are spoilt for choice. Do you go for Brackets, Atom or Visual Studio Code editors as an alternative to using a paid-for software? Do you install all and use them for different projects? Here is a list of extensions to install on Visual Studio Code, Atom & Brackets. These extensions will enhance the use of your code editor making you super productive.
If you’re on the team at a small business, or you’re starting a company on your own with an entrepreneurial spirit behind you, it’s absolutely fundamental that you harness the most up-to-date technology to be able to challenge your competitors, who benefit from having been established in the market for some time. The advantage that your company will have is the ability to adapt and build a business model around new and emerging technologies that are difficult for incumbents to utilise. Here are some examples of software that can help set your business apart, aiding its growth and prosperity.
FotoJet is an all-in-one free online tool for graphic design, photo collages and photo editing. In this review, I will be testing out the plus version of FotoJet which is a paid upgrade to the standard free version, which unlocks many new features, templates and more.
Developing local WordPress websites has become easier over the years but installing the software to develop locally on your own computer can be cumbersome. Deciding whether to use free software like Ampps, Mamp, Xampp, pay for commercial software or even setup vagrant and VVV. They can all be learning curves that require additional steps to debug and get your perfect server setup. Enter Local from Flywheel that aims to take the frustration out of installing a local development environment by replacing it with a fast and functional app.
Content management systems (CMS) are a popular choice for amateur enthusiasts, professional bloggers, web designers and small businesses. In a society where ‘content is king’ more people are using CMS to manage their websites. With so many to pick from the following infographic compares WordPress, Joomla and Drupal, the 3 most popular open source Content Management Systems. How they are used in the modern day society and if you are undecided about which one to use this guide may help you decide which one is suitable for you.
One of the most exciting aspects of owning and operating a business is when you’ve reached a point where you realise that you’ve actually hired more people than you ever expected to back in the early days when you were just starting out. However, as fulfilling as that is, it also creates a whole new set of issues you’ll need to deal with because keeping everything organised from hiring to firing can be more than a little time-consuming. Even if you have hired HR personnel, the bigger you grow, the more you will need HR software. Once you’ve seen just what is available in today’s market, you’ll understand why.