Layering Your Home Network Security

On our Gnomies.com TeamSpeak server the other day, Gnomie Phil Horton said that he’d like to share some more of his knowledge with the overall LockerGnome community; we were thrilled! So here’s what he’s come up with. Enjoy! You may remember a LockerGnome article from a few days ago in which I suggested my top…

How to Use Q&A Sites Effectively

Question and Answer (Q&A) sites seem to be excellent resources of knowledge when one needs it these days. While I’m programming and hop onto Google with a question, usually I will arrive at StackOverflow. Chris has covered asking questions previously on the Gnomies site, but this article targets behavior on Q&A sites in particular. LockerGnome…

Five Ways to Deal with Internet Trolls

What is a troll? As Matt Ryan wrote right here at LockerGnome just this past summer: “…Someone who spends a majority of their time online moving from space to space making negative comments about everything they find. Typically, these individuals tend to be younger and without any real responsibilities in their day-to-day lives. Essentially, these…

Which is Better: Hand Coding or Pre-Built CMS?

Ashley, a member of the LockerGnome community, asks on YouTube: “What are your views on Web-based CMS compared to hand-coding a Web site? Do you feel that a smaller (lesser known) CMS is as good or better than the more popular products?” The debate between using custom code versus a pre-rolled CMS (content management system)…