node.js forever on the raspberry

Running node.js as a testing environment, including forever, before I push any projects to one of my servers, seemed like a very good idea. Yesterday I found out that if you try to run forever with the nodejs package from the apt repository in raspbian wheezy, you’re gonna have a bad time: Continue reading “node.js forever on the raspberry”

Best PHP MVC frameworks of 2013

Frameworks are making your life easier, since they take care of common tasks you without them would have to repeat for every project or even within projects.

I have assembled a small list of promising candidates for you, they may not be the most commonly used, but they teach best practices, principles like MVC and have communities and thereby helping hands on the internet.

This post was originally written for the semester blog of my class, therefore it also focusses on the types of database queries supported by the frameworks, we have a dedicated module in SQL and databases, which is why it is pretty relevant to the students of my semester. Continue reading “Best PHP MVC frameworks of 2013”

Quick tip: Reload File Tree in Brackets / Adobe Edge Code

I love experiments, not necessarily on animals, but with software. That’s one of the reasons why I’m intrigued when it comes to Brackets. It’s Adobe making their own, yet open, source code editor in JavaScript.

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blender progressing towards professional field

Open Source Software is often looked down upon by the creative industry. I just wanted to share this little showreel by the Blender Foundation and show some of the great stuff that has been realised with it.
Also in the next open movie project, visual effects will be the focus, a quite exciting attempt and a little declaration of war towards Adobes After Effects.