Basic bash, node, and npm setup on Windows

I never thought this would be something I’d be writing about but it’s actually super exciting. This has been a major bane when trying to dev on my Windows machines. A lot of developer tools installation instructions walk you through some terminal commands, then the Windows people are all commenting at the bottom trying to […]

I’m finally making the full transition from Windows to Linux

Today is the day I plan on switching my desktop computer (HP Pavilion HPE) with Windows 7 over to a Linux distro. I’ve ran lots of different Linux flavors (debian, mint, ubuntu) in virtual machines while doing some dev work, but I’ve never made the full leap to a Linux-only desktop. There are a couple […]

Close Windows, Open Doors

Windows 8 features a slick new interface, but at what cost? Having less control over your PC’s settings than Windows 7, it makes me wonder where Microsoft is headed with its Window’s operating systems. One of the more troubling pieces of information from the Upgrade from Windows 8 website is a link showing how a […]