Nathan, also known as The Rubber Paw, programmed his first game of Pong in 1994. A web professional since 1998, Nathan likes tech writing so much, he's studying English at Elizabethtown College.
Review – Tinderbox Content Management System
If you think you need a CMS, think again. Wouldn’t you prefer a tool that helped you build Websites *and* keep track of contact information, produce flowcharts, and visualize database records? Apparently, Tinderbox has it all! Nate takes a closer look at this unique tool…
Get Off Your RSS!
Be organized, be informed – and stay that way! RSS lets you effectively review all content as it appears on the sites you love, and optimise the time you spend online. Nate’s quick tour of RSS aggregators will have you up and running fast. So what are you waiting for? Get off your RSS!
LinuxWorld 2004 In Review
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride, as Nate takes us on a whirlwind tour of LinuxWorld 2004. Along the way, he sees a few familiar faces, talks turkey, and takes copious notes.
What is a Wiki? Article
If this is a question you’ve asked yourself, you’re not alone! Nate clears up the confusion with this in-depth look at the wiki. Starting at the very beginning, he explores wiki history, functionality, software, and more.
Caffeinate Your Hypertext
What’s the essence of the Web? Hyperlinks, of course! As Nate takes a fresh look at the humble link, he explores different techniques and creative forms of content organization.
Migrate your site from MySQL to PostgreSQL — Part 2
In Part 2, Nathan finishes off the conversion of his site from MySQL to Postgres. He also explains the process to take existing MySQL code and make it Postrges-friendly.
Migrate your site from MySQL to PostgreSQL — Part 1
Nathan switched his site’s database from MySQL to PostgreSQL. Learn why and
how you can too. This first part in a series explains how to convert data
from a MySQL database to PostgreSQL.
Obtaining Support for Open Source Software
Free Software is great and all, but where’s the support? Nathan answers
this question and explains the steps needed to get help in the Free Software
Using Open Source Software on Your Website
Free or Open Source Software can greatly benefit a Website. Nathan learned the hard way, but at least he learned his lesson. Follow his tale to discover how you can also utilize this valuable resource on your, or your clients websites.