Matt Reid | Senior Software Developer

Matthew Reid is a software developer and web developer, specialising in Java, Node and Scala as well as HTML JavaScript and CSS.

I have recently installed ubuntu 10.04 on my 7 year old pc to give it some new life as a media server(more blogs on the installation soon hopefully).One of the problems I had to overcome during the installation was installing my pci wifi card from D-Link.After some googling, I managed...

I am using webatu.com as a host for this site (because it is free and gives my php and myql).Hopefully one day I will actually be able to afford to get some real hosting but this will do for now. I have had no problems with it at all fingers...

This is something that frustrated me for a long time. Open Office Impress is powerful and importantly free but it is not the most user-friendly software. These tips were found on nevil jose’s blog. 1) Go to Format / Area (Yes, believe me! We start going to “Format Area” )...

This is a quick post for anyone who has ever browsed subversioned sourcecode (such as on SourceForge) and facied a working copy of the code to look at offline. Here goes: - Download Tortoise SVN here - Install Tortoise SVN - Open command prompt - Type svn checkout http://node-name/repos/svn/trunk/parentPath{style=”font-style: italic;”}where...

Hello, this is my first post using my new javascript rich-text editor. Got a few posts to write about troubles i’ve had writting this website and about downloading from a subverison.I’ve just had my loadinglangs.xml failed alert come back from notepad++, good job I wrote a blog about solving it.Matt...