Entries by mark

Virtualenv with Eclipse with PyDev on Windows 10

This article will explain how to install virtualenv and create a new Python Project in eclipse which uses a custom virtual environment. There is also a little Hello World style example at the end! This article assumes that you have Python, Eclipse and the PyDev plugin installed on your machine. If you need to know how to […]

Installing Eclipse Luna on Windows 10

Hey guys, I have recently been playing around with the insider preview of Windows 10. Love it so far, and since everyone will likely upgrade form Windows 8 to Windows 10, I thought I’d write some articles using it. This article explains how to install Eclipse Luna on Windows 10. Eclipse is unique to most […]

How to install Eclipse and PyDev

If you are just starting to learn Python development, you may be wondering what is a good IDE (Interactive Development Environment) you can use to get the code flowing? My personal favorite is Eclipse with the PyDev plugin. Why is it my favourite? For a few reasons: Eclipse is a powerful IDE with many built […]

How to completely uninstall MariaDB from a Debian 7 server

There are many guides about how to install and configure popular applications on Linux servers, but not much on how to remove them. I found this out when I needed to install a MariaDB Galera cluster on a server which already had a stand-alone MariaDB server installed. Having the older version of MariaDB installed (and the […]

Excellent Command Prompt Alternative

My good friend Alireza recently sent me a link to an alternative command prompt application for Windows called Cmder. When I first clicked the link, my initial thought was “this looks nice, but is it really worth installing a whole application just for a nicer looking command prompt window?”. I quickly dismissed it and carried on with my coding. […]

Making WordPress comments form work with Bootstrap 3

While re-designing my WordPress blog template I came across the challenge of making the WordPress comments form play nicely with Bootstrap 3. Unlike the search form which is easily customized by simply adding a ‘searchform.php’ template file, the comments form is a little more complicated. When making WordPress templates the comments area is modified by adding […]

How to clone a GitHub project on Android Studio

You may have read/watched my previous tutorial How to use GitHub with Android Studio 1.x. This is a follow up tutorial which explains how to clone a project that has been added to GitHub. If you’re looking for more in-depth training, check out my ebook How to Use GitHub with Android Studio: A complete step-by-step guide to […]