Avoid The Mou Markdown Editor

The shady company 25.io (https://twitter.com/25io), apparently based in Tianjin, China, initiated an Indiegogo campaign for their Mou Markdown editor back in late 2014. They received $27,334 of the $20,000 they requested, promising to ship version 1.0 of Mou by April 2015. The only updates they’ve posted since the end of the Indigogo campaign were to […]

Generating an SSH Key for Mac OS X with GitHub/BitBucket

This tutorial is aimed at users who want to create a new SSH key on Mac OS X and configure it for use with GitHub. (Configuring for BitBucket is exactly the same.) Start The Terminal and go to your home folder: cd Make a directory called .ssh: mkdir .ssh Navigate into the .ssh directory: cd […]

Fix SSH Key Security Issue in Cygwin

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ @ WARNING: UNPROTECTED PRIVATE KEY FILE! @ @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ Permissions 0660 for ‘id_rsa’ are too open. It is required that your private key files are NOT accessible by others. This private key will be ignored. I recently came across an issue with a Git-related SSH key in which I received the message above. This appears to […]

JavaScript-Based Dynamic HTML Project for Students

I’m in the middle of teaching students JavaScript and have put together a small project that performs some basic dynamic HTML. I’m using facts surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln as content of the project, since this month marks the 150th anniversary of his death. The project is incomplete on purpose so students can fork […]