If you find yourself banging your head against a wall of code, stuck hunting for bugs or causes to erratic behaviour, it easy to get frustrated. And when you’re frustrated, it’s harder to think clearly about the best way to approach your problem. That’s why I’ve written myself a list of tips whenever I’ve been struck by the lightening of clarity and inspiration. And now I’m going to let you in on them.
So, subnetting is a hard concept to understand. I had to try and grasp it this week for my coursework, and I thought you might be interested hearing about how I came to understand it. Maybe it’ll help you! Continue Reading
So, a little while ago, I had a big networking problem with my computer. And then, the other day, my dad had the same thing happen. At first, I had no idea what the cause was, and how to fix it, and I couldn’t find anything on the net about it. So I’m going to solve that. Here’s the problem & here’s the solution. Continue Reading
So, recently the House asked us, the IT guys, to set up a standalone wireless network in a new building. The catch was this building is solid brick all the way though, and is quite long and narrow. This meant that the wireless needed to be quite powerful, with a good range to work across the whole building so people could roam with their devices without losing their connection. Not so easy.
So, a client came in the other day, saying that he couldn’t find a document that he had opened up from the internet, edited and then hit save. He hadn’t chosen where to save it, and had just assumed that it would be in his Documents folder. It wasn’t it was lost in the great labyrinth known as the Temporary Internet Files. I had a lot of trouble finding out how to get to them, even know I had had no trouble finding them previously in XP, because there was no clear, simple how-to on the internet. So here’s one for everyone else.