New top level domains released today for general availability

New Domains

Five new top level domains were released under general availability today (June 25); .industries, .parts, .supplies, .supply and .tools. In all, 32 domains have gone live (and are therefore available to buy now) since my last update just over a month ago. Excluding those released today the newly available domains are; .archi, .bid, .cards, .catering, .cleaning, .community, .condos, .cruises, .dating, .events, .flights, .futbol, .maison, .partners, .productions, .properties, .rentals, .reviews, .social, .tienda, .trade, .uk, .vacations, .villas, .webcam, .wiki and .xyz. In addition, there were 25 new domain name extensions given GA dates in 2014 since my last update that are not

What is the difference between a programmer and a developer?

Programmer

It can be confusing with the terminology around programmers and developers especially when these descriptions are used interchangeably so in this article I will attempt to differentiate between the two. I know that not everyone will agree with me and some will think that developers and programmers are the same thing but from looking around when trying to hire resources, I think the market has pretty much adopted the same approach as me. So for people who may be looking to hire development resources or have a development project on the horizon or are in the development business but still

Only one week to go until .UK becomes available to use online

Dot UK Domain

In just a week’s time on June 10th 2014 you will finally be able to use your pre-registered domain names with the .uk extension for email addresses, hosting websites, etc… This extension is only available to owners of domain names with a .co.uk extension and is not yet being offered to owners of .org.uk or .me.uk. At the moment, to pre-register a .uk domain name you have to either own the .co.uk or to purchase them both together. I have several .co.uk domains and I’ve purchased the .uk extension for some of the ones I want to keep but others