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How do I work as a freelance web developer?

What you are about to read is more or less part of my every day job in Web Development, located in the small Island of Malta. For international readers, Malta may be found here. Introduction Being a part-time freelancer is an interesting job, but not as easy as it seems. After doing this for over […]

Success by Putting Customers First

Success by Putting Customers First

A Great Tip for 2014! Dear all, Today I will be writing about how much important it is to put your customers, or clients first when doing business. In today’s vast supreme competition, one have to find ways to keep up with requests, do the work, maintain a steady relationship with all Project Stakeholders and […]

Salary Deductions (TAX / SSC / NI) Calculator for Malta/Maltese Employees

Salary Deductions (TAX / SSC / NI) Calculator for Malta/Maltese Employees

Dear all, I’m writing to share with you two essential links to the Inland Revenue Department’s Website. Sometimes we all find the need to calculate our net income, most often than not before an increment so we would be able to budget on the upcoming increase. To start with, there is the TAX calculator http://www.ird.gov.mt/services/taxcalc.aspx […]

WordPress Command Line Installer

WordPress Command Line Installer

Yesterday I decided to develop via Linux Bash a WordPress Command Line Installer which I am also releasing as an Open Source Project for the benefit of the World’s PHP and Web Development Community. Anyone may feel free to use this or contribute enhancements via GIT Version Control. Details below… https://github.com/varactor/Wordpress-Shell-Install

Got a Band?

Got a Band? If your answer is “yes” then it is a must that you have the following powerful tools (Profile Accounts) in your hand! Reverbnation Headliner Facebook Page, Twitter & Myspace all linked to reverbnation and headliner accounts

PNG File Format

Very interesting article regarding the PNG file format! http://sixrevisions.com/web_design/web-designers-guide-to-png-image-format/

Attention Windows Users

Today’s post is going to be the first one related to Microsoft. I just noticed that most of the modern multimedia applications, especially games, are giving trouble with the audio. The solution to this is to install the following directX package, Click Here This will NOT replace your existing directX, it will tweak it a […]

Login as root in Ubuntu

Today I was doing some maintenance on an Ubuntu Server and I felt I could share something with everyone. As most of you probably know, you can’t login as root via SSH or Terminal. The trick is very simple.. you will have to login with a normal user and then write sudo -s and the […]

Automatic Backup of files, websites and Databases with Cron Jobs and TAR

I’m going to share with you the way I do backups on my servers. First of all, most of the servers I work with run on Debian Lenny, but this should work with all Debian releases and Debian based systems ( such as Ubuntu ). First, lets say you have your website at /var/www/mywebsite create […]

Link: Google vs Microsoft

I just encountered a very nice Google vs Microsoft article on cnn.com, I would recommend to read it, if you are interested of course 🙂 Read it here

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