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One Month Rails discount code to learn Ruby on Rails

One Month Rails

After lots of umming and erring I’ve decided I’m going to learn Ruby on Rails. One of the highly rated courses is “One Month Rails“, costing $99 which many reviews rate highly. So I’m going to give it ago! I have a 25% discount code for OneMonthRails.com in case you want to take the course too.  Get in touch if you’ve ... Read More »

The best screen capture software to take screen shots

Greenshot Screen Capture Tool for Screen Shots

Need a flexible and powerful screen capture software for Windows? My favourite screen capture tool is Greenshot and it’s jsut reached version 1.0. What set’s it apart is it’s ability to improve your productivity by taking a minimalist approach. There’s no heavy programs, just press one of the customisable hot keys (such as Prnt Scrn or CTRL+Prnt Scrn) and it will take ... Read More »

Lightroom Tips: #002 Learn the most important Lightroom shortcuts to improve your productivity

Lightroom 4 logo tips

Like most applications, the way to make your work easier to manage and improve your efficiency, you need to learn the shortcuts. No ifs, no buts, you need to learn shortcuts! Start with remembering and using these favourite Lightroom shortcuts. Note that I haven’t mentioned any keys for picking photos? That’s an interesting topic that I will come to soon.   Beginners ... Read More »

Chrome: Manage your chrome extensions quickly and easily

Improve Chrome Extensions with Extensions Manager

I’m no fan of the way Google Chrome manages my plethora of extension. – Just too many clicks, too many switching windows. A great solution to this is Extensions Manager (aka Switcher) from cmrd.Kaash. Running from the toolbar, click it to a categorised list of all your extensions and with one click you can enable and disable them which is ... Read More »

Lightroom Tips: #001 Consider converting to DNG File Format when importing

Lightroom Copy as DNG

Somewhat optimistic of me to start at Lightroom Tip 001 but let’s see if I can make a concerted effort to keep you updated with the latest and greatest Lightroom tips – and I’m sure some will come in useful for other photo management/editing software. Let’s get started… Why you should convert to DNG When shooting photos, in the majority of circumstances ... Read More »

Easily create a bootable Linux USB drive

unetbootin

UNetbootin (Universal Netboot Installer) is a life saver for those occasions when need to gain access a computers hard drive which as luck would have does not boot, does not have a CD drive, you don’t have or you just want a Linux LiveCD on a USB drive for privacy sake. UNetbootin can even automatically download a plethora of distributions ... Read More »