I continuously write articles about a variety of subjects, so naturally this list will become longer and longer over time. Right now the following articles are present on the site:
Apple Mac OS X
Using and administering Apple Mac OS X, tips and tricks from experience.
Macbook Clamshell Mode
Details about using an Apple Macbook in lid-closed clamshell mode operating with an external keyboard, mouse and screen.
Resizing partitions, or volumes in Mac OS X without losing your disk's data.
Optimizing Mail.app Performance
Optimizing Mac OS X Mail.app performance with easy to use tips. Make Mail start up and switch mailboxes instantly again.
Short Mac OS X Tips
Collection of short tips for recovering and enhancing Mac OS X and its default bundled applications like Safari and Software Update.
Vectorizing with vDSP and vecLib
Using Apple's Mac OS X Accelerate framework libraries vDSP and vecLib to dramatically speed up your code by using SIMD vector operations.
Main index for articles related to the Forever For Now website itself.
Explanation of the efforts I did to make Forever For Now a usability and accessibility wonder to help out visually impaired visitors and search engines.
An illustrated tour of the design history of the Forever For Now website.
A letter of thanks to the old-time readers of FFN.
Server Maintenance July 2006
Reflections on three years of maintaining an early Gentoo Linux server and moving towards Ubuntu 6.06.
Articles related to the "write once run anywhere" Java programming language by Sun Microsystems.
Java 2 SE 6.0 Aesthetics Preview
Preview of Java 2 SE version 6.0 codenamed Mustang regarding subpixel font anti-aliasing and the new GTK Look and Feel.
Main index of articles related to KDE development and feedback.
Kontact Logo: Envelope
An article about colouring and finishing the "Envelope Concept" of the initial Kontact Logo sketches.
Kontact Icon Sketch
Sketches for the KDE Kontact logo competition, regarding the design of an icon and associated logo.
Universal Splash Screen
An article about my idea regarding universal application startup screens and startup notification for KDE.
The KBoggle Icon
An article about the design of an icon I did for the KBoggle puzzling game.
A suggestion and motivation for the design of KDE's desktop buttons.
Articles on tuning, benchmarking and configuring Linux based operating systems, tools and server applications.
Apache 2 mod_deflate Benchmark
Benchmark of the Apache 2 server module mod_deflate, looking into the real life bandwidth savings and performance.
CGI Scripting Tips for Bash or SH
Creating a MySQL backed XML RPC like CGI bridge using easy to understand and simple tools like Bash, grep and sed.
GDB GNU Debugger Intro
Using GDB to backtrace a program that exhibits access violations, memory leaks and core dump errors.
MySQL Tips and Tricks
Tips and tricks on tuning MySQL for performance, reliability and efficiency. Covers a lot of lesser known commands and SQL statements.
PostgreSQL Tips and Tricks
Tips and tricks on PostgreSQL performance tuning, optimization and maintenance. Contains some anecdotal evidence on getting to know the ins and outs of the PostgreSQL database server.
Server-wide Performance Benchmarking
Comparing and benchmarking Linux filesystems (Ext3, ReiserFS, JFS, XFS), noatime flag, PostgreSQL shared buffers and APC PHP opcode cache.
Setting up a Chroot Jail for CVS
This article describes how to use a chroot jail to enhance security when offering CVS and related services to semi-trusted users.
VMWare Player Image Creation
Creating new VMWare Player virtual machines and images from scratch so you can run the operating systems you want for free.
Main index of articles about the processing of electronic media.
Blender Tips and Tricks
Tips for Blender, the open-source 3D modeling, animation and compositing application: changing FPS and output format considerations.
Content Retrieval: Desktop Search
An article on desktop search engines like Apple Spotlight and content retrieval in general.
Inkscape Text Tricks
An article on manually kerning characters and setting the baseline, font styles and rotation of characters within text objects in the vector graphics illustration program Inkscape.
OpenDocument Format Overview
Overview of the OpenDocument Format, analysis of advantages and disadvantages compared to other formats.
A small guide about optimizing PNG graphics for file size.
UML Diagrams Using Graphviz Dot
Automatically creating UML diagrams using the Graphviz Dot tool. Modelling classes, attributes, methods, packages and associations.
Mono and C#
Main index on Mono and C# programming articles with tips, tricks and examples.
Large (Binary) Fields using ODBC in C#
Storing and retrieving large (binary) field values using the C# ODBC classes, bypassing the 255 or 256 character limit.
Articles on Netware, Novell's solution for sharing files and printers over a network using the IPX/SPX transport protocol.
Restarting a Netware Server
Restarting a Netware server from the console in a fully documented way. Great for administrators new to Novell Netware.
Main index page of articles about Solaris administration and software installation.
CVS Repository Setup
An article on setting up CVS over SSH on a Solaris 8 SPARC Unix system from source.
Administering and maintaining the Windows operating system, tips and tricks based on experience.
Removing Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA)
Remove and uninstall the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) spyware check from your Windows installation.