YellowPages.com Sucks

For the last year my wife’s small-but-growing, word-of-mouth based business has been listed with YellowPages.com. The Networking Group my wife was a member of included in their ranks a sales rep who pushed that this would be an outstanding way to expand her...

Getting Started in Java Development

I get asked this question.. a lot. David, any tips on how I can learn Java quickly? Or the more popular variant of it: David, how can I learn Java fast? Short answer: You can’t. There’s no shortcuts in learning software development in any language. Period....

Use WordPress? Secure it!

I got a reminder last weekend about just how critical it is to secure your WordPress-based Blog. Mine was hacked… My own fault, to be sure… Turns out that the installation scripts can be very easily hacked and SQL-injected. The end result is that your...