Forums have been around for a long long time. However, it hasn’t been until fairly recently that we’ve seen some people trying to improve on the old formula. Discourse is one such project, which I recently used to upgrade an old Simple Machines Forum installation.
If you’re an entrepreneur or you want to be one, the most important roadblock to success is usually yourself. Although you may not know it, you sabotage yourself all the time. Amy Hoy’s “Just Fucking Ship” is here to help you back on the track.
As every year, I take a brief moment to look back at the previous year and forward to the next year.
One of the major time sinks when starting up a SaaS are the simple things. Following up with people who start a trial. Making sure every one is paying on time and if not, sending them a friendly reminder. Work that is perfectly suited to a virtual assistant (VA). That’s exactly what I thought when I bought Rob Walling’s course on Udemy about a year and a half ago.
One of the main things that struck me when reading Fitness for Geeks was the importance that Bruce Perry gives to all kinds of nutrients, such as vitamins. Why is that?
We’re seeing an explosion of video content. Platforms such as Udacity and Udemy are very popular. Recently, Packt Publishing also started producing and selling videos for developers. This post reviews their video on Vaadin.
In part 1, I set up a Nexus Maven repository. In the second part, I wanted to build a number of Java projects on the OpenShift Jenkins instance. Sounds easy enough, but it wasn’t.
I’m currently using the free DEV@cloud services that CloudBees offers to build and deploy my small side-project. This free service is going away, so I’m now migrating everything. This is the first small step: setting up a new repository.
If you are still running a Java 6 application on Google AppEngine, you’re about to get into serious trouble. Any moment now, the AppEngine team is going to release version 1.8.9, which will no longer support deployment of Java 6 applications.
Existing applications will keep on running. But you should probably upgrade your application with the necessary urgency, as you will no longer be able to fix bugs.