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The Pi Emerges in Real Estate

If you have seen any of my presentation over the last year, you know that I reference the Raspberry Pi as an interesting piece of technology. For a very low cost (fully loaded less than $90), you can build...
April 5, 2013

Creating E-Mail Trails with Node.js

Messaging, voice-mails and face-to-face meetings are all useful types of communication but there is still a place for e-mail, especially if you are creating a record of something. In this post, I will cover the basics of sending e-mail...
March 22, 2013

Geeking Out: SQLite and Node.js

NOTE: CRT is excited to have Mark Lesswing, Chief Technology Officer and SVP of ITS at NAR, write a series of posts on his experiences with node.js. In the article below, Mark covers the use of SQLite and node.js....
March 12, 2013

Geeking Out: Alternatives for Reverse Geocoding with node.js

NOTE: CRT is excited to have Mark Lesswing, Chief Technology Officer and SVP of ITS at NAR, write a series of posts on his experiences with node.js. In the article below, Mark geocoding and libraries and services that prove...
February 26, 2013

Geeking Out: Supporting Websites with Small Servers

NOTE: CRT is excited to have Mark Lesswing, Chief Technology Officer and SVP of ITS at NAR, write a series of posts on his experiences with node.js. In the article below, expounds upon the importance of Web Sockets to...
February 21, 2013

Geeking Out: Programming with node.js

NOTE: CRT is excited to have Mark Lesswing, Chief Technology Officer and SVP of ITS at NAR, write a series of posts on his experiences with node.js. In the article below, Mark highlights some key differences between traditional server-side...
February 14, 2013

It's that time again

Today I’m remembering my friend Greg Malone....
September 11, 2009

Cheap and Effective Backup

I started a project to install a file backup system for my home systems.  I have Windows, Linux and Mac systems on my home network with file types ranging from small text files to huge recording sessions.  I didn’t...
January 1, 2009

How did they do that?

Have you ever been surfing the net and found a site that just blew you away? Sure you have. When I find myself that position, the next question I ask is “How did they do that?”.  I have been...
December 5, 2008

What is a Field Guide?

This is a shameless plug for the blog operated by NAR’s Information Central who publishes field guides intended to address business issues.  Some of the guides are technology related and some are not. A field guide is a topic...
December 5, 2008