Bring Python to Your .NET Development with IronPython

Python is a high-level programming language that has gained popularity in recent years for its emphasis on clear code that is easy to read, combined with surprising power and flexibility. Because Python is free and open-source, it has become a widely used scripting language primarily for web-based applications…but did you know that a little help from […]

Tips and Tools for Better, Faster Writing

I’ve been writing here at Techerator for over a year, but only recently have I decided to take steps to improve my writing and time efficiency. You probably know the drill: sit down at your desk, check out Twitter, open your word editor, Tweet something, check out Facebook, decide on a title, Facebook about how […]

How to Reset Your Cr-48 Chromebook to its Default Factory Settings

Google’s Cr-48 Chromebook was distributed to beta testers in February 2011 and was public’s the first glimpse at a netbook running the Chrome OS. Since its release, the Cr-48 has undergone a number of updates, and on occasion, the software changes create a problem that can be hard to fix with the limited number of resources available […]

“Batch” is the ultimate mobile photo sharing app for iPhone

In the smart phone era, everyone is an amateur photographer. Equipped with high-def capabilities and nearly bottomless storage, we produce a lot of photos on a daily basis which we’ve opted to share individually on Twitter or in bulk on Facebook. The problem is that sharing full albums with friends requires a bit of effort […]

ShiftEdit: A Web-Based IDE for PHP, Python, Ruby and More

If you’re a programmer or developer that juggles several projects at a time, your code can sometimes be lost between multiple workstations, or worse, lost in some sort of catastrophic system failure. If only you’d had a chance to run a backup first! With everything going to the cloud these days, wouldn’t it make sense […]

Four HTML5 and JavaScript Frameworks To Jump-start Your App Development

Let’s just face the facts: Flash is dying, platform/browser agnostic development is in, and Windows 8 is bringing HTML5/JavaScript to desktop development. Love it or hate it, as a developer you’ll probably need to familiarize yourself with the finer points of HTML5 and JavaScript-driven application design, but where does a person start? Traditionally HTML and […]

Domainr Makes Domain Search (Almost) Pain-Free

If you’re starting a new web-based project, searching for suitable domains can be the most frustrating part. Heck, domain names are so important to the success of your venture that many people wait to name their product until they know which domains are available. Domainr helps to ease the pain of this process. Domainr is […]

A Challenger Appears: Chime.in Enters the Social Networking Ring

Bill Gross has been getting a lot of press lately. The serial entrepreneur and CEO of UberMedia masterminded keyword search advertising in the heydey of the dotcom era, a system Google has perfected to earn billions, but Gross now believes he’s onto a bright idea in the social network space — with Chime.in. In a territory saturated with household […]

Is Nokia building a Google Wallet competitor?

Nokia has alluded to a Near Field Communication (NFC) driven wallet app for a long time, but is it finally almost here? According to NFC Rumors, Nokia is in talks with JP Morgan to bring an NFC payment app to Windows Phones and possibly devices powered by Symbian, their home brew OS. Nokia is still the reigning […]