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FTP Software

I got a call from one of my clients on this last night, so I thought I’d post the recommendation. I’m also adding a category “Software Recommendations” so that it’s easy to get a list by clicking on the category in the right sidebar. For FTP I recommend FileZilla....

jEdit

This is just a short note. I couldn’t go much further without recommending my key tool without which I could not live. That is jEdit with a variety of plugins. By itself, jEdit is an excellent little text editor. With plugins it can provide a wonderful development environment. I...

Converting to OpenOffice.org – My Experience

I’ve seen many comments and questions on the various e-mail lists about just how compatible OpenOffice, especially OpenOffice.org Writer, actually is with Microsoft Office. I’ve largely converted my own business, including the publishing element (Energion Publications), and while there are some difficulties, the change in cost is well worth...