Archive for the 'books' Category

Book Collection Managment for Linux

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Once upon a time, the options available to Linux users interested in managing their book collections were limited. The situation was so bleak that I attempted to create my own web-based application. That app was fine until I tried to host it on my 64MB VPS and failed (RoR had a footprint of 60MB all […]

Wireless Networking in the Developing World

Sunday, January 7th, 2007

hmm very interesting 🙂 they even have a free (as in freedom) book! from the project: The massive popularity of wireless networking has caused equipment costs to continually plummet, while equipment capabilities continue to increase. By applying this technology in areas that are badly in need of critical communications infrastructure, more people can be brought […]

My first open source project

Sunday, November 26th, 2006

After looking for a simple clean application to hold my book collection and coming up empty, I decided to write one myself! The application is written in Ruby on Rails (ROR) and will have the following features! admin user to update and edit book grabber from amazon (enter the ISBN and all the data is […]