Hello, I'm Anton McClure.

Developer, Sysadmin, and University of Akron Student

About Me

Studying Computer Information Systems at the University of Akron

I am interested in computing, programs, innovation, and research in technology that shape the world we live in. I believe that technology can improve our lives and living conditions, make information easier to access.

Education and innovation improve our daily lives. Modern technologies make that education and research possible.

During my free time I enjoy coding in Python and PHP, working on projects with friends, gaming, chatting on IRC and Discord, and more.

Skills

Programming Skills
Python, JavaScript, SQL, C#, VB.Net.
Databases
MySQL, SQlite.
Web Design and Web Development
HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP.
UNIX and GNU/linux
System administration with RHEL-Based & Debian-Based Linux, Apple macOS.
Other/Misc
Version control (Git), Microsoft Office, LaTeX.

About This Site

This site mainly contains software, blog posts, and guides that I have made available for free. Some of these things posts and program may be made in part or whole by other people and credit will be given where due. I also refuse to use analytic trackers (spyware), advertisements, and paywalls. Content should be free.

About This Server

This server is hosted in the cloud on a high-performance cloud VPS from RamNode in their Netherlands datacenter, and utilizes quality software and solutions to help bring a quality user experience. This server runs the GNU/Linux operating system and is powered primarily by free software.


Blog

(Why) Privacy Matters

By: Anton McClure;

Published: March 12, 2020

Categories: Technology; Privacy; Linux; Windows; macOS; Internet;

Do Paywalls Work

By: Anton McClure;

Published: February 27, 2020

Categories: Technology; Media; Internet;

Many news sources resort to using paywalls to generate profit. Do these paywalls actually have benefits other than some extra money?

Is DNSSEC Adoption Worth It

By: Anton McClure;

Published: February 11, 2020

Categories: Technology; Cybersecutity; Internet;

DNSSEC has a lot of hype surrounding it, but is it worth adopting?

Microsoft Launches New Edge Browser

By: Anton McClure;

Published: January 16, 2020

Categories: Technology; Microsoft;

The stable release of the new Microsoft Edge is now available for download.

Windows 7 Support Ends in 1 Day - What Options do Windows 7 Users Have

By: Anton McClure;

Published: January 13, 2020

Categories: Technology; Microsoft; Windows;

Support for Microsoft Windows 7 will be ending in less than 24 hours. What options do those still on it have?

Zenith Shell Provider and Web Host Resignation

By: Anton McClure;

Published: January 10, 2020

Categories: Unorganized;

Resignation notice for Zenith Shell Provider and Web Host (formerly Summit Tilde).

Projects

Nova

By: Anton McClure;

Published: December 25, 2019
Last Updated: March 30, 2020

Categories: Linux; Server; Hosting;

Tilde.pw

By: Lily Winter; Anton McClure;

Published: March 9, 2020

Categories: Tilde; Linux; Community;

tilde.pw is a unix server with some people on it and that unix server hosts webpages and other things too.


Contact Me

Have any cool ideas, want to work together on something, or want to contact me?

Feel free to send me a message on irc (amcclure on freenode, anton on tilde.chat) or email me!