Software Freedom Day: Liberate Your Computer!

Sofware Freedom Day 2012 On Saturday the 15th of September 2012, thousands of people around the world will be celebrating Software Freedom Day. Zimbabweans are also part of that number. There are two events scheduled to celebrate SFD, one in Harare and the other in Bulawayo. The events are meant  to educate the  public about … 

 

Facebook remix

Remixed my first site using Hackasaurus…this is cool….check it out here: The tool is pretty cool, it allows you to highlight any part of the website you want to remix and edit it to suit your needs. When you’re done, it generates the modified HTML code that you can share with friends……you can find my … 

 

Firefox OS?

Firefox Mobile OS Word on the net is this….The Firefox people have been busy at work, working on a Mobile Operating System of their own. Unlike other mobile OSes that are built on software created using Java, C,Or other similar languages, this OS is based entirely on HTML5. Yes you heard it HTML5! Mozilla has … 

 

Windows Applications and Ubuntu

Windows Applications and Linux I’ts been a few days since i installed Ubuntu and all I can say is that I love it!! My knowledge base of the commands is growing fast and I’m beginning to understand how and why things are different on Linux.. There is one little problem however, like most people, when … 

 

Java Experience

After a frustrating search that didn’t bear any results, I made a decision to move to another programming language. What was I searching for? Tips on how to develop apps for mobile devices. I must admit, I was pidgeon holed in one programming language(Visual Basic). I mean, I sincerely beleived that VB was the best … 

 

Migrating to Linux

A friend of mine from college always talked about linux. He swears by it. Everytime he talked about it, i always kept thinking, But why would anyone want to change from Windows, why bother? That is what I always asked myself, so I had a long talk with him and had him explain to me … 

 

Learning CSS

CSS Fundamentals. The Web Development Course at Codecademy has a CSS Track where you can learn the basics of CSS and pimp your static web pages. There are 5 sub challenges that include everything from What CSS is to External Style sheets and Advanced CSS. I’m currently working on the external stylesheets challenge. It’s pretty … 

 

Codecademy

Codecademy Codecademy is another site that i stumbled upon, it’s similar to P2PU,but it is more interactive. I won’t compare the two, but I’ll use both sites to further my Web Dev studies. By now I should have been done with xhtml and CSS. According to my schedule, I should be working on HTML5,CSS3 and … 

 

Hacking the DNS

The next challenge at P2PU is Attack The DNS challenge. The goal in this challenge is to learn as much as I can about DNS. The logic behind this is that since i’ll be modifying DNS records for the websites i’ll be creating, I have to know and understand DNS. The first task is to … 

 

My Domain Registrar

The next challenge at P2PU is choosing a domain registrar. Since i’m still learning, i prefer the free ones, so my choice was register.cu.cc. I’d love to have a .com or .co.zw site but hey .cu.cc is not that bad. I mean, it’s better that terra.dirtcheaphosting.com for instance 🙂 Anyway, register.cu.cc is my choice for …