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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Packt Publishing Celebrates 10 Years of Effective Learning and Information Services to IT Professionals

I have to admit that the title for this post is too long than acceptable than journalism's acceptable practices, but it says it all, so please head out to Packt and to save you the trouble because you only have until July 5th, check this link out.
Congratulations to Packt Publishing and may you have more and more years with voluminous books dishing out resources and references relevant, timely and affordable to the IT industry demands.
Again, just click here to go celebrate with Packt.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Book Review of Extending Bootstrap

Having designed and developed web applications for over a decade, I once thought jQuery Mobile is the best there is, I even used it in my early professional and hackathon projects. Knowing Bootstrap 3 now, I feel guilty of high treason for those projects that look and feel the same, even when you apply themes on them.

When your web design or development project needs a responsive, mobile-first design, Bootstrap 3 fits the bill almost perfectly. Why almost? The usual complaint with Bootstrap is that the web pages created practically look like any other websites made with it.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Beyond Open Source: The Latest on Microsoft and Apple

To further boost the competitive edge,  after Microsoft outsourced their CEO post to India, closed-door discussions are on the way to purchase Red Hat and finally roll-out the long overdue and much ballyhooed vaporware codenamed Microsoft Linux.

Meanwhile at Apple, in a bold move to dispose old Intel-based Macs in preparation for the release of A7-based systems across the board, Steve Wozniak performs cameo role as the delivery boy.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Celebrate Packt Publishing's 2000th Title with Buy One Get One Free eBook


We would like to congratulate Packt Publishing for the 2000th book title milestone, and as part of the celebration, they have an offer you shouldn't refuse: buy 1 eBook and get 1 eBook free.

With IT topics ranging from desktop, web and mobile development to games, graphics, cloud platform and systems administration. The only hard part imaginable is to pick one eBook title of your choice and struggle finding and selecting from over 1,900 titles more for the free eBook.

What are you waiting for? Go to the Packt Publishing website, celebrate and grab their best offer yet.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Adventure in the Middle of the Snake Pit: PyCon Philippines 2014

It was only recently I realized how lucky I am to have attended the two-day PyCon Philippines 2014, the Python community conference, at the De La Salle University, Manila.


The two-day conference gave me the opportunity to again meet or see some of the IT personalities I respect and highly regard in the industry like Edison Go Tan, Evan Dale Aromin, Zak Elep, and Alvin Edwald Chan and Brian Paul Samson, both were volunteers and organizers of the event.

It's also been fortunate of me to have met Jayr Anes, coincidentally also a graduate school student at Polytechnic University of the Philippines.