This week's sponsor: EPICWEBS, helping people with websites

EPICWEBS is a site full of learning resources for WordPress, jQuery, HTML/CSS, PHP and more.

Their latest post is an in-depth tutorial about getting started with the WordPress Theme Customizer:


Head there and read up!

I got a Game Boy!


Remember how I wanted to get a Game Boy a couple weeks ago? Well here it is!
  • Game boy Advance SP: 15€
  • Metroid II: 15€
Also, I just found a way to change the color of original Game Boy games on the Game Boy advance: input one of the following combinations when the Game Boy logo appears:

This way I can play Metroid II in black and white, for maximum nostalgia :)

This week's sponsor: javOnet, Java to .Net Bridge



javOnet enables using any .NET library in a Java project, with a 3 step process:

My experience with the "No Poo" Method

During the past two months I have been trying the No Poo method:

"Just because something is modern, doesn't mean it's the best option. Up until the late 1800s, people were recommended to wash their hair once a month. Decades later, the first synthetic shampoo was developed and that frequency increased to every two weeks, with daily shampooing becoming the norm by the 1970s. Shampoos on the market today might be gentler than past formulas, but they can still wreak havoc on your quest for a sexy mane. An underground movement has begun: the “No Poo Method” for shampoo free healthy hair."

I have greasy hair, so being more than 24 hours without washing it means a greasy mess on my head. I started weaning of shampoo one day by simply not using it on my daily shower, and kept going for a month and a half. The worst part was the first two weeks:

Install Ruby on Rails in Windows —and Postgres, and Mongo, and Redis...

Googling "setting up rails on Windows", this is the second result, by @erikjansson
After spilling half a glass of water on my work Macbook Air, I set out to setup Rails on my PC once and for all. Having tried solutions like Nitrous.io to varying levels of success, I decided that noting would cut it like the real deal.

If you like Silver Jews, you may like The Halo Benders

I'm working on expanding my musical library by revisiting artists I listen to and catching up with their latest albums, or expanding on their genre by discovering related bands. You can see the previous posts here.

Silver Jews - American Water

The Halo Benders - The Rebels Not In

This week's sponsor: The Shark in the Park and Milo & Ze, by Mark and Pablo

Mark and Pablo are two entrepreneurs from Barcelona, writing and self-publishing children's books. They've released The Shark in the Park and Milo & Ze so far, with more coming real soon!
Both books are also available on Kindle Unlimited:

You can read more about them on their blog, MarkNPablo - All about imagination.