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Devin McElheran

Devin McElheran
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IT professional by day and various hobbies by night.

PyMotW — Python 3 Module Of The Week

Short Bytes: Programming can be a lot of fun, but sometimes you're stuck reading through dry documentation which can get boring. PyMotW is a...

Why Should One Learn Python Programming Language?

Short Bytes: Why is Python now the most popular programming language taught in high-schools, computer science, and engineering schools? Python's high-level approach and English-like...

HBM (High Bandwidth Memory) — The Future of Graphics Cards?

Short Bytes: When HBM (High Bandwidth Memory) was announced, it shocked the world with its substantial performance improvement over GDDR5. It allowed the 4GB...

10 Things To Do With An Old Computer And Laptop

Short Bytes: Electronic waste is becoming a very big problem, especially with the commoditization of computers of all kinds. Many people have an old...

Sudo In Linux — A Lot More Than An Elevated Permissions...

Short Bytes: At times, it is necessary to perform tasks with root privileges, there are a few solutions for this, some more secure than...

Google’s New Open Source OS Fuchsia — What Can We Expect...

Short Bytes: It's not every day that a new operating system kernel pops up out of the woodwork, and when one does, it's rarely...

10 Most Dangerous Linux Commands You Should Never Run

Short Bytes: The internet has long been inhabited by tricksters, no-good-doers, and what are now known colloquially as trolls. We've all seen the too...

Mattermost — The Open Source Slack Alternative You’ll Love

Short Bytes: Slack has exploded in popularity among a wide variety of teams for coordination and planning. It has especially become notable in infrastructure...

Top Apple Open Source Projects You Must Know

We're bringing back the Top Open Source Projects watch list, and if you have been counting, that makes this one number five. Today's industry player...

WinBtrfs Filesystem — Btrfs For The Other Side

Short Bytes: In a slight intermission in the Btrfs series, we're looking at WinBtrfs, a "from-scratch" implementation of the Linux brainchild filesystem, Btrfs. Windows...