Month: May 2020

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Creating your own Web Browser in Visual Studio

The video below shows a simple tutorial on how to create your very first simple web browser in Visual Studio written in Visual Basic. Your browser does not support the HTML5 Video element.

Why you should avoid Google Fonts

I’ve been asked to write this week’s post on the Swivro blog, and as such I’m going to explain why you should avoid using Google Fonts, as well as just general typography and services hosted externally on third-party servers.  ~ Logan L Johnson 1. Longer load times and limited accessibility This is one of the …

Free Phone Number

Most people need a phone number, whether its for business-related purposes or just general use for your friends and family.  Either way, a phone number matters.  Phone Numbers are known to cost money, especially at places like Metro, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and more.  Lots of people cannot afford Phone Numbers, including students.  We have a …

Start your own virtual meeting with Swivro Plus

Swivro Plus is a new platform managed by Kasper at Swivro.  It provides file management, photo gallery, contacts list, calendar, note-taking, maps, password manager, tasks/goals, “circles” social groups, and more.  But most importantly, Swivro Plus offers a new meeting/conferencing system, known as Swivro Talk. Swivro Talk is 100% accessible through your browser, so you do …

A secure alternative to Gmail.

Gmail is one of the most popular mail services in the world.  It has around 1.6 billion people.  Much like CloudFlare, and googles other services, Gmail tracks every little thing you do.  Gmail also often has errors like unable to send an email to a certain address that works, trouble losing emails, and being slow. …

Should I have Shared Web hosting, a VPS, or a Dedicated server?

When it comes to hosting your website or application, you will need to buy hosting from a hosting company.  The 3 main types of hosting that are very popular are a VPS (Virtual Private Server), a Dedicated Server, or Shared Web Hosting.  Now, a Virtual Private Server aka VPS is a Virtual machine on a …

PHP is the future.

PHP is a scripting language usually used for websites.  It was originally created in 1994 and still running today.  Did you know, PHP is installed on over 20 million websites and 1 million web servers?  Yeah, it sounds kind of crazy but it is true.  PHP Is the future of programming languages.  It has tons …

Why you should have more than enough disk space

Disk space matters. About 2 minutes read. Disk Space matters.  Whether you have an HDD,SSD, an SD Card, or some other form of storage, disk space always matters.  For windows 10, the recommended minimum amount of disk space is about 75GB, because of windows’ size (usually 32gb – 40gb), and because you need more space …

A blog platform without a database.

So, most blogging platforms and CMS’s in general use a database, usually PostgreSQL, MongoDB, or MySQL.  Lets say you have a server but it doesn’t have enough disk space or even RAM (memory) to run any of those databases!  Well, we are happy to tell you a solution. HTMLy is a CMS and Blogging Platform …

Why you should stop using Chromium Browsers now.

(Before you read this post, Chromium-based browsers are browsers created based on the source code of Google Chrome.  All of the facts listed below also apply to Google Chrome and any other chromium-based browser like Opera, Epic Browser, Vivaldi, and more.)  You shouldn’t be using chromium-based browsers. Chromium browsers are linked to google, and google …