Windows 8 Phone and Developers

Not too terribly long ago I wrote about how well will Developers adopt the Windows 8 Phone.  Well, I bashed it.  Now, I’m slightly ashamed of the fact that I did. Cause, well, I now own a Windows Phone 8. So, after having it for 3 months, I must really admit, that these devices are […]

Premature end of script headers with PHP and FastCGI

One of the websites I host the other day decided to stop working, and I encountered an issue I had not seen before.  After some investigation I found these in the error_log from httpd. [Sun Aug 25 03:13:10 2013] [warn] [client www.xxx.yyy.zzz] (104)Connection reset by peer: mod_fcgid: error reading data from FastCGI server [Sun Aug […]

Issues with USB Microphone in Gentoo Linux (retire_capture_urb callback suppressed)

So, today I encountered an issue when attempting to use my USB microphone. I was getting these errors I had not seen before. dmesg snippet [550516.321842] hub 1-2:1.0: state 7 ports 7 chg 0000 evt 0004 [...snip...] [550516.574759] usb 1-2.2: usb_probe_device [550516.574762] usb 1-2.2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice [550516.575032] usb 1-2.2: adding 1-2.2:1.0 […]

Will Developers Really Adopt Windows 8 Phone?

Slashdot recently posted an article questioning the adoption of the Windows Phone 8 SDK.  This got me thinking.  What is really in the Windows Phone for developers? Putting aside the obvious technical deficiencies that the latest OS from Microsoft may have, there may not be much in it for developers.  Microsoft has to overcome the negative […]

Dev1.tv Guest Host

So, this last episode, I finally got to come onto the podcast and talk about one of my favorite topics, MVC. It’s a short and sweet enjoyable discussion on the topic on all that you need to know to hit the ground running. You can find the episode on the dev1.tv website.