Google Code University

In the beginning Google started to offer a search engine for programming code. Now they are taking it even further. If you want to learn more about certain programming techniques or aspects of computer science, Google Code University might be a place you would like to visit. On this side they provide tutorials and link to course content related to  current computing technologies. While the emphasis is on web-based technologies other topics are also covered.


Helpdesk - How it was once and and how it is today

Terry Freedman brought this to my attention. A wonderful analogy to today's helpdesk.
YouTube - Introducing the book (repost)
Have fun!

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Einfache Installation eines Apache-Webserver mit MySQL, PHP, Perl

Benötigt man schnell ein lauffähiges System bestehend aus einem Apache-Webserver mit MySQL, PHP, Perl und noch ein paar weiteren Tools, um etwa eigene Webservices zu entwickeln oder solche zu testen, dann ist XAMPP eine gute Hilfe. Hier wird eine einfache Komplettinstallation dieser Werkzeuge angeboten. Dieses Angebot gibt es  für Windows, Linux, MacOS und Solaris. Nur wenige Minuten nach dem Herunterladen ist eine Installation fertig.

apache friends - xampp


Using Drupal with a multiaxial system of categories

When I started to migrate my collection of links from typo3 over to drupal I used the occasion to rethink about my categories. I was using a polyhierarchy to classify every link. What you will find on this website is a result of that. Some things might still change. Here are the major points:


New Content Management System - Drupal

I have been using content management systems (CMS) to maintain my websites for some years. I started with postnuke. While postnuke was very good to use at first as long as default settings were used it turned out to be very much trial and error especially the access control turned out to be quite demanding to get things right. But in general it was a very reliable system. Then a new version also introduced a new way of handling themes: The move totally destroyed the layout of my pages.


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