Book Review: Job Escape Plan By Jyotsna Ramachandran

I’ve listened to Job Escape Plan by Jyotsna Ramachandran numerous times in the last year.  I first selected it as a recommendation from Audible.com (Try Audible and Get Two Free Audiobooks) based on my past selections. At first I was a bit put off by how the narrative translated to audio.  The voice talent just didn’t[…]

How to Create a Simple File Compression and Decompression with .Net

Overview This example is an illustration of using Native .Net features to perform file compression and decompression.  Inputs are simple strings that can represent both directories and files. User Story As a developer I want a library that can compress or decompress the input I specify to the output location I specify so that I[…]

How to Create an AWS RDS MySQL Instance for WordPress Websites

Overview If you are hosting a WordPress website with Amazon, either through AWS Lightsail or AWS EC2 you will sleep better at night with a more robust database solution than a local MySQL database running on your web server instance. This How To post will walk you through setting up an AWS RDS instance to[…]

Answered: What is Git?

Overview of Git Git is a Version Control Management System (VCMS).  The most popular use for it is to manage source code for software development projects but it can be used to manage any type of computer files. It was built initially to support development of Linux and focused on speed and scalability as it’s[…]