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Technology research and practical guides for the domestique programmer.
Technology research and practical guides for the domestique programmer.

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Its been somewhat embarrassing for quite some time that my main website www.houseofbeor.net has a less than ideal responsive layout – ok fine its not responsive at all. Building a new House of Beor website is something I have just pushed off for a few…

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Its been quite a while since I did serious Android development. Now that I’m getting back into it, there are a bunch of Android tips and tricks I’ve forgotten and then new tricks I don’t want to forget. Like my other posts for PHP, Node.js, Java, etc.,…

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I love growing things and flowers are at the top of the list. This year the 2016 Gardens of House of Beor are dedicated to my Uncle Jamie (James O. Mathers) who passed away last year. I remember many times talking to Jamie about gardens, growing things,…

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Its been a pretty crappy spring here in the Northeastern USA – rainy and cold. Little or no chance for driving my Porsche 911. I got up this morning and was met with bright rays of sunshine, but that’s nothing new. With morning temperatures hovering in…

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Working with PHP on OS-X requires tips and tricks if you want to maintain your sanity. I have a similar post for the world of Java on OS-X. I was recently playing around with Magento 2, an open-source eCommerce solution, and had enough trouble that I…

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Its that “oh crap” moment. You open up your MBP and nothing happens. You reboot and your Macbook Pro boots to a dark screen. Everything was fine yesterday, but now just nothing. Hairs start standing up on the back of your neck while you consider what…

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CES Day 3 will be the last day for me. I’ve had to move up my flight home so that I can go on another business trip on Monday. My feet are sore, but I’m ready to hit the pavement and get over to the Sands Expo and Convention Center to check out the latest…

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CES day 2, the BIG day, is here, but before we get to that it is also Eureka day! Eureka is the startup and venture funding area where ultra-small companies are showing what is coming 5 years from now. We explored this area in great detail today and will…

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I’m headed out to the CES 2016 Las Vegas conference this year. We have a few things being shown at the event. I’ve never been to CES before. It is a huge event with about 200,000 people attending this year. Wow! There are at least 4 casinos and the Las…

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I got myself a Mazda 3 hatchback last spring. I spent a lot of time looking and described my hunt for a new car here.  10,000 miles later I’m a happy guy and my BMW 328i is quickly becoming a distant (but fond) memory. Overall I’m quite satisfied with my…
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