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Articles Tagged ‘software’

Integrate different platforms to serve your customers better

Monday, January 17th, 2011 by Servage
Only a few years ago most computer applications were based on a single system. Especially for consumers. You would purchase a software license, install a program, and run it on that particular computer. The files would the stored locally, and you only worked with that software and those files on that machine. Then backups became popular, and people started distributing their software on extra drives, maybe had copies of files on their desktop and laptop computer, and in later years even uploading files to cloud services. I earlier mentioned Dropbox as a brilliant service for that type of service, where you can keep your files in sync between multiple computers. ...

Another way of defragmenting a Mac

Friday, November 19th, 2010 by Servage
Defragmentation of a Mac computer always triggers different opinions. In various other discussions online you can find very different opinions on the same question. However, it is a fact that your Mac gets slower over time. It's annoying, but it happens. It's nothing unusual. It happens to any other computer as well. Unfortunately it's not a black & white story with a simple solution. There are many reasons for computers getting slower over time, such as many apps running at the same time, hidden services running in the background, fragmentation of data, maybe even wear on mechanic components, such as hard drive. The official position from Apple is that defragmentation is ...

What development tools are you using?

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 by Servage
toolsIt often happens that people ask me what tools I am using for my development. Often it is friends or relatives who know I'm working with web development, and they want to start trying to give an own shot at a personal website, small web application or similar. Anyway, I often found myself explaining which programs, and why, I use for this, so I figured this may be interesting for some of you out there, that are lost among the many many applications that all promise to help you (please note that I am a Mac user, so Windows or Linux people may not find the applications in a version ...