Meditations on programming, startups, and technology

Logitech Type+ for iPad Air 2 Review

Last week I bought a keyboard case for my new iPad Air 2. I’ll start with a confession. I truly wanted to hate this keyboard. I hoped it would suck. Here’s why: ever since I discovered the...

Backing up large amounts of photos

As some of you may know, I dabble in photography, which means that after years of shooting I have a very large volume of RAW files laying around (currently a little over 500GB’s worth). Adobe Lightroom does...

Rails Is an Old Hat, and That’...

Not too long ago, someone I know said, “At this point in time, Rails is an old hat”, in reference to the fact that many developers are adopting newer technologies like Node.js. I don’t see this as a...

10 Programming Challenges Sites

My previous post about using Project Euler to experiment with new programming languages, or learn programming altogether, was for the most part met with positive feedback online. The common theme amongst those...

Learn New Programming Languages with...

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about beginners and the very understandable struggle to grasp programming that many of them face. This post is mostly aimed at those who currently find themselves in this...

On Programming Languages as Language...

When you look up the word “Language” in the dictionary, you’ll find a few variations of similar definitions. My trusty Google Dictionary extension in Chrome, offers up a first definition that is rather...

3 Upcoming Languages That Are Worth ...

Being at the forefront of technology is something that I’ve always sincerely enjoyed. For example I was one of the first C# programmers in Italy back when C# was still in beta, and I was there in the early...

40 productivity apps I use on a regu...

I’m always on the lookout for better tools to get things done and today I’m going to share the applications I use and value the most for my productivity with you, as I feel these may be of equal...

10 Tips for Interacting with the Gee...

If you are reading this article it’s possible that someone sent you this link.[1] This someone might be a son, nephew, brother, cousin, sister-in-law, or friend who happens to help you out with computers...

Choosing a Tablet (aka iPad Air 2 vs...

Recently I went through the process of choosing and buying a new tablet. Making my selection was harder than I had initially assumed it would be, due to the existence of a few worthy contenders in the...

A Few Thoughts on iOS vs Android Mar...

It is often said that iOS-based devices have 20% or so market share, yet they generate 80% of the total app revenue. On the surface there is a somewhat Paretoesque principle at play with smartphones. I...

Meteor is going to be big

More than four years ago, I called JavaScript the most important language today. I stand by that – admittedly somewhat sensationalistic – assessment. JavaScript remains the lingua franca of the web...

« Previous Entries

popular articles random articles
Copyright © 2005-2014 Antonio Cangiano. All rights reserved.