Node and xml-stream

For the last couple of months, I’ve been experimenting more and more with node.js. My impression is that most people who have heard of node but not really used it think of it as a server technology for building web applications using JavaScript. Of course, it does that and there is good support for node.js…

Installing Squid Web Proxy for Windows

I’m running Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 for file storage and system backups. While I’m doing lots of experimenting with Boxstarter, I wanted a caching web proxy that would keep local copies of the package files I’m installing over and over so that I wouldn’t have to wait for them to come from the Internet…

Introducing Boxstarter

Every year, Scott Hanselman publishes his Ultimate Developer and Power Users Tool List for Windows. I usually take a look through it, pat myself on the back when I see things I’ve been using for a while, and spend some time investigating some of the new ones. Sometimes a tool that I’ve looked at before…