Tag Archive for "programming"

A New Era

July 21st, 2006 by Andrew

After many long years of dealing with my own implementations of content management systems, I have finall caved in. I’m now using WordPress for my main “blog” and front page of amwhalen.com. I like all the nifty features, and I especially like the fact that someone else is coding the upgrades instead of me. When […]

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TV Tuner With Linux

June 29th, 2006 by Andrew

I’ve had a Hauppauge WinTV Go Plus TV Tuner for about a year now. Originally, I installed it in my Windows machine. The software that came with the card was horrible, and the drivers were even worse. Since the right driver for Windows XP apparently didn’t come in the box, I had to hunt it […]

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Something New

February 4th, 2006 by Andrew

The last post here was September of last year, a little under five months ago. I’ve been through a whole semester since then, and lots of things have happened. So far, this Spring 2006 semester is going well. I’ve got a database class, software engineering, C++, physics 2, and differential equations. Math is the only […]

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I’ve Finally Learned A Database

June 15th, 2004 by Andrew

I’ve put it off for a long time as something I didn’t need, but now that I have the skill, I don’t know how I’ve gone without it. PHP with a MySQL database is extremely awesome. Before I learned how to use it, I was making my own way of storing and retrieving any dynamic […]

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PHP and JavaScript Photo Slideshow

June 14th, 2003 by Andrew

This post refers only to my old gallery. My new gallery can be found at http://www.amwhalen.com/gallery. In my picture gallery, (which is run by a PHP program I made from scratch) I have a added a cool slideshow option when you view a picture. Browsing through images will be much easier now, since you don’t […]

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