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 … 

 

The Editor Chooses Terra!

After a few days of trying out the different editors out there, i think i’ve finally found one that i’m comfortable with. First, i tried Notepad…but like most of you will agree, this makes your job even more difficult as it is just a text editor, nothing more. I switched to gedit which came as … 

 

Bring it on

ok so i’ve completed the Second P2P Challenge and i earned meself some badges(the default ones)…nice…moving on to the next challenge… Bring it on!!!!!

 

Handwritten HTML

I meant to do this a long time ago….but getting hold of a scanner proved to be difficult. So what did i do? Used a mobile phone to take the picture.I didn’t have to write out the assignment a number of times to get it right…i have some experience with HTML.(some being the operative word …