Archive for July, 2011

Keeping a lid on Mobile data

July 17, 2011

Published: 2011-07-17

How to configure your Android phone to automatically turn off the mobile data connection once your mobile data limit is reached.

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Using an iPad to access remote Windows desktops

July 16, 2011

Published: 2011-07-16
Updated: 2011-07-26 (added Q&A)

I went from initial scepticism, when I started looking for a usable iPad remote desktop solution for accessing Windows PCs, to (almost) wild enthusiasm.

I evaluated four of the best iPad remote access apps and am delighted to have found one that does exactly what I want. This post outlines why I settled on Jump Desktop along with a few usage tips.

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CoffeeScript for Command-line Apps

July 8, 2011

Published: 2011-07-08
Updated: 2011-10-27: published the app to github and the npm registry.

This post details my learning experience porting a command-line application I previously wrote in Python to CoffeeScript.

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