The Best Way to Learn Code is Your Own Way

Keisy, a newly registered member of our community-powered Q&A resource LockerGnome.net, wants to learn code: What would be better? Trying to learn code online with a good certified course, or trying it by attending an on-campus course? Coding, or computer programming, is a subject of interest to many in the LockerGnome community; knowing where to…

What Career Path is Best for a Geek?

Bridgit writes: Hi, Chris! I’m an aspiring Web/app programmer trying to plan for an uncertain future. How can I make sure that the things I spend time pursuing are going to be relevant five to 10 years down the road? With the rapidly changing tech climate, it’s hard to know what path will best prepare…

Why I Do Not Buy E-Books

Five reasons why I do not buy e-books: You cannot buy; you license (although the Amazon page does refer to buying?) Amazon deleted more paid-for books without notice after promising not to do it again DRM They are impermanent They are often tied to a particular machine Point 1: We can argue that nobody buys…

Yahoo! Toolbar Removal for Firefox

Yep, you read the title correctly. Yahoo! can become your default search engine without your knowledge. After finishing my recent piece on fighting Incredibar, I innocently looked at all the browsers on my computers and was surprised to find that the default search engine for Firefox had been changed from Google to Yahoo! on one…