Indeed, I've seen a number of people who went with the olive or silver themes, and managed to make the rotating text say something other than "Microsoft Windows".
Got hosting? Could you get free hosting?
You have a dozen online IDEs to pick from, perhaps codeanywhere, cloud9ide or shiftedit would be good choices. Write your PHP, Perl, Python, etc, right there.
Got hosting? Could you get a free shell account?
Download PuTTY and ssh in, find your favorite editor and install it to ~/.local or wherever you get to put your personal programs. Code to your hearts content and compile it - C, Haskell, Malbolge, whatever you like.
*Really* want to develop on Windows? Okay, go to vbox.me and download Virtualbox, install it portably. Bonus points if you put it in a truecrypt partition so dismounting it leaves no traces. Install Windows in a virtual machine and enjoy being administrator. Install your favorite IDE and program away.
>That stuff is kinda sacred.....like remembering when the USA was a freedom oriented country.
Wow, the oldest man in the world, aged ~250, may I have your autograph?
of course its just for the lulz, its ALWAYS JUST FOR THE LULZ
Dont you get it?
Because when push comes to shove, it's easy to write, easy to make poorly thought-out patches and bugfixes to, and easy to set up and run.
The main criticisms I hear of PHP are that it's "too easy" and lends itself to spaghetti code and security flaws.
Being too easy means the market is saturated with PHP developers and it can be difficult, especially for HR, to decide who is actually a good programmer, and who is not.
never been anything wrong with openbox!
Wouldn't this outlaw any kind of copy-protection system? Anyone want to be a test case?"Among the provisions of the Police and Justice Bill 2006, which gained Royal Assent on Wednesday, is a clause that makes it an offense to impair the operation of any computer system. Other clauses prohibit preventing or hindering access to a program or data held on a computer, or impairing the operation of any program or data held on a computer.