HTML 5 Drag and Drop and Automatically Send to the Server

I realised (when looking myself) that there are a lot of demos and tutorials that show you how to drag-and-drop a file into the browser and then render it on the page. They’re often labelled as “drag-and-drop and upload”, but they actually don’t upload. This tutorial will take you that final step. I’ll walk you through an…

Start an Apache Web Server in Mac OS X Mountain Lion

The Sharing preference panel options were changed a bit in OS X Mountain Lion, and while things like Internet Sharing remain, the Web Sharing preference panel was removed. The Apache web server remains bundled with Mac OS X though, but you’ll need to turn to the command line to enable the web server. Additionally, you’ll want edit…

Freshbooks vs. Quickbooks

QuickBooks is the grandfather of accounting software that has been in use for years by computer users around the world. With QuickBooks you can easily do things like create estimates, invoices and do a wide variety of other accounting tasks right from the comfort of your computer without having to hire an outside accountant. Even though QuickBooks…