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Three Point Blogging; An Experiment

I have an interesting idea I wanted to share that I am calling Three Point Blogging, and I am keen to get your input on this. Feel free to use that daintily prepared comment box, rummaging around at the bottom of this post, to share your feedback and ideas. Blogging has lost some of its […]

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2006 Retrospective

This time one year ago, I was peering into 2006 wondering what the year would bring. Back then I worked at OpenAdvantage as an Open Source Advocate. I knew 2006 would be a challenging year, and back then I was gritted and determined to help push free software and myself as best as I could. […]

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Review-tastic

Shameless self-plug, not too dissimilar from my orange-haired friend: Practical PHP and MySQL has got a great review from Application Development Trends magazine. In summary, the review says “If you want to learn PHP and MySQL and follow along with some useful real-world examples in the process, this is the book for you”. Thanks folks! […]

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The experiences of a technical author

You know, jet lag sucks. Jet lag combined with ill health sucks even more. As such, I woke at 4.30am this morning, wide awake. I headed into our company IRC channel and got chatting to some others about writing books. It struck me that this kind of discussion could be useful to others, so I […]

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