"Computers are my best friends. When I help people find each other without knowing they used a computer, my best friends and I revel in our little secret!"    -Langel



2 Posts Matching 'windows'

Learning Vim because it's 20 Years Old

I was perusing my RSS aggregator and stumbled across Vector Storm's birthday wish to vim, a grandfather of text editors. I can't think of another piece of software that has changed so little over 20 years and is still so commonplace. Kind of neat.   read more

posted by Langel    Monday, November 21st 2011 2:26pm    Comments (23)


Can we say goodbye to Internet Explorer 6 yet?

At my computer technician job, coming back to a project where I had finished installing a fresh Windows XP, visiting the microsoft update website (only accessible with ActiveX enabled Internet Explorer), installing many updates and rebooting several times. When I left it the week before we were rocking some serious Service Pack 3. But when I booted up this soon-to-be-stressed Pentium II machine the updates fired up again.   read more

posted by Langel    Saturday, March 7th 2009 1:39pm    Comments (13)