Matt Reid | Senior Software Developer

Matthew Reid is a software and web developer, specialising in Java and the JVM, js and web frameworks. He has a passion for clean code, entrepreneurship, company culture and making the world a better place.

Installing java 7 is a simple process in linux (debian etc). Follow these simple steps to get it installed.

I have been blogging a lot about OpenShift recently because I’m finding it a really useful PaaS for rapid development.

I recently read a couple of blog posts on using socially engineering to get the emails to top players in big organisations. This enables you to send a cold email to the people with the power inside an organisation and hopefully get a sale for you product.

OpenShift is a great PaaS for developing your webapp. When it gets to production however, you don”t want any downtime when you are deploying.

In this post I will explain (based on very little background research) why Firefox os is using the wrong app submission process. I will conclude that Firefox os ultimate demise will be caused by a lack of apps. you have been warned.I should start by saying I really like the...