Why OpenSource is great - Part 2

Why is Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) great? Because it lowers the risk software presents to your business. Here's why:

Tales from the Dark Side - Optimising Perl Memory Usage

I have recently had to optimise the memory usage of a perl script, and learned a number of lessons that I thought worth sharing.

Why OpenSource is great - Part 1

Opensource rocks. Here's one of the reasons why:

A story of terrible customer service

So, we've shifted into our new house. It rocks. Getting there was a bit of a mission though, and there's a number of companies that need to be singled out for special mention, for cluelessness, lack of customer service, and general stupidity. Just to be clear: these are all, in the end, relatively minor matters. Our cats are fine, we're fine, and the house is intact. But the number of issues is annoying, and frankly:
1) I need to rant
2) These companies need some public shaming (even if it's only shamed on my paltry little website).


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