Benchmarks on WAMP 2.5

WAMPServer is the tool that I use to develop websites locally.  It is made up of three distinct technologies – Apache, MySQL, and PHP. I recently upgraded from WAMP 2.4 (Apache 2.4.4, MySQL 5.6.12, PHP 5.4.12) to WAMP 2.5 (Apache 2.4.9, MySQL 5.6.17, PHP 5.5.12).  At the time, I was developing an application with an AJAX…

Installing Perforce

I have used three revision control systems during my career: SourceSafe, CVS, and Perforce To help version personal efforts and make for nicer backups, effectiveness, I recently installed Perforce with Western Digital’s Live Book Duo.  It was a significant learning process and one that will enhance my technical effectiveness.  Here are some of the more useful tips involved…

Windows Shortcuts

In the world of Software-Engineering, I use lots of keyboard shortcuts to navigate around the OS, in my code, etc. Surprisingly, these shortcuts are not widely-known to those that are not generally in a technical background, and even then, there are some exceptions. Below is a list of keyboard shortcuts that can be useful especially…