Go · Golang

Create a Boolean Yes or No prompt in Go


In this post, I will create a simple function that will allow you to ask the user a question, receive a valid response, and return it as a Boolean type. And if needed, the user will be able to tap Ctrl+C at any time to exit the program. Also importantly, despite using the operating system… Continue reading Create a Boolean Yes or No prompt in Go

Linux · Server

Ubuntu Linux Shell Tips Part I


I love the Linux shell. While cryptic and horribly daunting for a first time user the text only command line offers an amazing amount of flexibility and power without the need to actually develop or code. Yet unlike a graphical user interface of which I don't tend to like in Linux. The text shell is… Continue reading Ubuntu Linux Shell Tips Part I

DOSBox · Windows

DosBox beginners, newbie and first timers guide


Updated in January 2014 to fix some formatting issues and broken links. Updated in September 2010 for DOSBox 0.74. DOSBox is a brilliant yet compact and easy to use virtualisation program designed to run old DOS applications under modern operating systems. This tutorial assumes you have a little understanding of the underlying DOS commands and… Continue reading DosBox beginners, newbie and first timers guide