6 ways to reduce disk usage on Window 7

Are you lacking valuable disk space? Don’t want to, or maybe you cannot, buy more? There are some magic tricks that you can pull out of your magic memory hat to reduce the disk usage. Here are some of these tricks that you can do… Uninstalling applications Reducing the size of the winsxs folder Reducing […]

How to show line numbers in Vim

Have you ever wondered how to show the line numbers in your vim editor? The solution is quite easy. Find and open your .vimrc file, usually in your home directory. Add the following code snippet to the file set numberset number To remove the line numbering simply write the following instead set nonumberset nonumber

Introduction to Make for beginners

As in any other profession, knowing your tools is the key for successfully doing your job. A chef without knives or a painter without a brush find it much harder to perform their job successfully and the same goes for a professional software developer. One such tool that a professional software developer should be aware […]

A successful Git branching model

Just read an interesting blog post on a successful git branching model by Vincent Driessen. It covers most of the needs I’ve encountered working with different SCM’s and should be applicable to most SCM’s, at least on a higher level.