I was probably the most skeptical person out the when Steve Jobs was making the announcement about his “magical” iPad. In this day and age you can’t take any salesman seriously when he uses that kind of language. But when I saw one in action surfing the Internet the other day I started to see the potential of the platform. Continue reading “How the iPad won me over”
Just a warning to anyone else out there who uses Skype: Skype uses TCP Port 80 and Port 443 as alternatives for incoming calls! This will prevent you from starting up IIS or Apache (which was happening to me).
To fix this issue open up Skype Options (Tools > Options in the Menu) and select the “Connection” tab. There you will find a checkbox marked “Use port 80 and 443 as alternatives for incoming connections”. Uncheck that box and you should be okay.
There aren’t very many good colour schemes on there yet. Seems like everyone has a black background instead of the standard white background. I made my theme based on the Textmate Theme for RadRails, adapted for the Visual Studio IDE. Consolas is a really great font!