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November 2006 - Posts

28 November 2006
RSS Bandit Comment Watcher
Via Haacked : Participating in the comments section of particularly interesting blog posts is a lot of fun and helps build community. But one of the annoyances in doing so is that there’s really no good way to keep track of comments. Unlike new posts in someone’s RSS Feed, most aggregators won’t tell... Read More...
27 November 2006
You Ever Have One Of Those Nights...
Where Visual Studio absolutely refuses to cooperate? The VS gods were very much aligned against me earlier this evening...broken references in projects that worked just fine the last time I opened them up, breakpoints playing IDE hide-and-seek, code just outright refusing to compile even though I know... Read More...
24 November 2006
Show Dog Disappearance Creates Urban Legend
Via CNN : NEW YORK (AP) -- In the nine months since escaping her travel cage at Kennedy Airport, Vivi the wayward whippet has joined the Central Park coyote, high-rise tiger, Harlem Meer caiman and Molly the fugitive feline in New York's ever-growing pantheon of urban animal legends. She was reported... Read More...
24 November 2006
Add A Nice Touch To Your Site -- Snap Preview
A couple of folks in the Community Server have posted about a nifty offering from the folks over at Snap.com : Snap Preview Everywhere . It's a little gimmicky, but adds a nice touch to existing websites via just a couple of lines of javascript added to your header. I only have 2 complaints (if you can... Read More...
24 November 2006
A Couple Of New Whippet Photos
The tryptophan is kicking in, so before hitting the sack I thought I'd post a couple of new Escher pics ( here and here ). Read More...
23 November 2006
XML Notepad 2007 Released
Just a short blurb before stuffing myself tomorrow with turkey; it appears that Microsoft has released XML Notepad 2007 . The previous version was an invaluable tool for me when it comes to working with XML documents, and no doubt this version will be even better. To everyone here in The States, enjoy... Read More...
22 November 2006
Licensing the 2007 Microsoft Office User Interface
Via Jensen Harris (Bink coverage here ): Internally, though, more than a year ago we started talking about how we could share the design work we've done more broadly in a way that also protects the value of Microsoft's investment in this research and development. Well, I'm pleased to finally be able... Read More...
19 November 2006
The Surest Way To A Woman's Heart...
Is to clean her shower (with a toothbrush). Read More...
19 November 2006
Switching To Windows Live OneCare?
I'm thinking about switching over to Windows Live OneCare in the very near future and wanted to see if anyone had any opinions on it. Please keep the snickering to a minimum...I'm currently running: Norton Antivirus 2003. IMO, 2003 was the last decent release from Norton, and it has served me well over... Read More...
15 November 2006
Windows PowerShell Has RTM'd
You can snag it here . If you want to install it on Vista, you'll have to wait while MS lawyers wrangle with the Vista EULA . I'm personally lovin' me some Powershell (even though the name is so bleh). Keyvan recently posted about a great tool for help wading through the plethora of commands available... Read More...
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