tungwaiyip.info

home

about me

links

Media

Yucatán Photos

St Lucia Photos

Photo Album

Videos

Blog

< November 2005 >
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
   1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   

past articles »

Click for San Francisco, California Forecast

San Francisco, USA

 

Open Source Development Platform

As a software developer I am a strong advocate of open source software. They are used extensively both at my work and for my private projects. In retrospect, open source platform, often referred to as LAMP, has long past the stage being just an useful extension to proprietary software. It has become my dominant development platform. If I were to build a server application today, it would make very little sense for me to consider Microsoft servers. Why choose a framework that leave you with a single tools vendor. LAMP has proven to be technical viable, cost nothing to experiment and distribute, and more importantly I trust them because of its openness. Nowadays I need little justification to pick LAMP over Microsoft.

What a big leap from just a few years ago when it looks like Microsoft is going to take over the world.

2005.11.01 [, ] - comments

 

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

past articles »

 

BBC News

 

Trump worries Nato with 'obsolete' comment (16 Jan 2017)

 

Orlando Pulse nightclub: Gunman's wife arrested (16 Jan 2017)

 

Ice crack to put UK Antarctic base in shut-down (16 Jan 2017)

 

Kyrgyzstan plane crash: Dozens die as Turkish cargo jet hits homes (16 Jan 2017)

 

'I'm allergic to my husband' (16 Jan 2017)

 

Iconic Piccadilly lights turned off for site renovations (16 Jan 2017)

 

Trump-Lewis row: Democrat inauguration boycott grows (16 Jan 2017)

 

N Ireland snap election called for March (16 Jan 2017)

 

Tunisia attack: British lives could have been saved (16 Jan 2017)

 

Mexico BPM music festival: Gunman opens fire at club (16 Jan 2017)

more »

 

SF Gate

 

Bay Area News (7 Jan 2012)

 

City Insider (11 Feb 2012)

 

Crime Scene (13 Feb 2012)

 

C.W Newius Column (10 Jan 2012)

 

C.W. Nevius Blog (11 Feb 2012)

 

Education News (10 Jan 2012)

 

KALW (11 Feb 2012)

 

Matier and Ross Blog (11 Feb 2012)

 

6 Home Items You Should Never, Ever Buy on Amazon (16 Jan 2017)

 

Buzzfeed dubs Whataburger better than In-N-Out, Shake Shack (15 Jan 2017)

 

Testing wearable sensors as ‘check engine’ light for health (15 Jan 2017)

 

For young entrepreneurs, college debts can snuff out startup hopes (15 Jan 2017)

 

Best tablets under (15 Jan 2017)

 

Aerospace firms start recruiting in prekindergarten (14 Jan 2017)

more »

 


Site feed Updated: 2017-Jan-16 12:00