FTPloy: First Look

In this blog post, I will briefly cover git and version control, but the purpose of this article is to introduce and review FTPloy. By no means am I a git expert, so I suggest you do you own research and find your favorite workflow. The Problem If you’re a web developer working with any…

Mac Pro 2013

Apple doesn’t normally preview upcoming hardware, so when Tim Cook & Co. whipped out the new Mac Pro 2013 at WWDC 2013 this week you knew the company was particularly proud. Throwing away the old-style tower and completely rethinking not only the design, but the internal architecture, cooling, expansion, and ethos of a workstation, the Mac Pro…

Best browser: which should you be using?

We wanted to show a Pinterest board called Kittens, Kittens, Kittens, but wimped out Related stories Google Chrome 23 arrives, brings Do Not Track support Google Chrome overtakes Apple Safari Mozilla proud that Firefox made everyone’s browsers better Competition among browsers is more fierce than ever. Chrome and Firefox release 72 new versions every week,…

Build Your Own Fusion Drive

Introduction Fusion Drive for Mac gives you the best of both worlds: super fast workflow and speed, thanks to the SSD (Solid State Drive) and high-capacity storage space on the traditional hard drive. Apple sells the Fusion drive as a $799 option with the new Mac Mini and iMac. In this tutorial we will look…

9 free open source ticket systems

A ticket system (also issue tracking system, trouble ticket system, support Ticket or incident ticket system) is a computer software or web based package that manages and maintains lists of issues, as needed by an organization. Ticket systems are commonly used in an organization’s to create, update, and resolve reported customer issues. There are 3…

26 Online Backup Services Reviewed

Online backup services work much like traditional backup software. With an online backup service, however, your important data is transmitted over the Internet and securely stored on a server in a professional data center. The advantage of having your important data backed up off-site, away from your home or business, is that it’s safe from…

10 Excellent Online Payment Systems

In this article, we’ll be reviewing my top 10 online payment systems for accepting payments on the Web. While many of the companies on this list have been available to online merchants for years, many are also now getting into new areas of online payments such as social commerce and in-store online card reader systems.…

Top 10 Basecamp Alternatives software

We all love and use Basecamp for its mind-blowing performance and simplicity. Basecamp might be the most commonly used web platform for online project management and project collaboration. However, since its inception, many other solutions have been created offering almost all the basic and advanced features available on Basecamp at a very low price or…

MySQL Showdown: Querious vs. Sequel Pro

Administering databases is not generally an exciting task, it’s right up there with TPS reports and their cover sheets. So why then, are you using the command-line MySQL client to administer your MySQL databases when you have a nice shiny user interface provided by OS X at your disposal? The people behind Querious and Sequel Pro asked the same…

Inside Stripe, The PayPal Competitor

Editor’s Note: Stripe raised an additional $20 million of financing in early July. The Series B round was led by General Catalyst, with angels ranging from Peter Thiel to Aaron Levie, as. Earlier this year, we got the first inside look at the startup, founded by brothers Patrick and Jonathan Collison. Off of Ramona Street…