Installing Evernote on Ubuntu 14.04

Posted on July 24th, 2014

Although there isn't an official Evernote client available for Linux, by installing Wine (we will use v1.7), you can use the exact Evernote client that you would otherwise use on Windows. Installing ...

How to Install Sublime Text 2 on Ubuntu 14.04

Posted on June 15th, 2014

I recently started using Sublime Text 2 as my text editor in both Windows and Ubuntu 14.04. I've always been a big Notepad++ guy on Windows, and a Geany fan on Linux. But after messing around with ...

Customizing your .bashrc File

Posted on April 18th, 2014

The ~/.bashrc file is the one that determines the behavior of your Linux shell. The amount of customization you can add to it to personalize your shell is vast, but it is hard to start when you are ...

Adding a .gitignore to an Existing Repo

Posted on February 27th, 2014

I ran across this issue earlier in the week, where I was working in a repository that didn't have a .gitignore. There were multiple directories and files I wanted leave out of the repo, but they were ...

Vibrant Snips

Posted on February 7th, 2014

I recently created a fairly simple web application called Vibrant Snips. It is an online syntax highlighter that supports close to 100 languages as of right now. There are quite of few sites out ...

Andrew Backes

Software Developer living in La Crosse, WI. Passionate about web/software development, tech, open source, and gaming.